The Respiratory System

How the Lungs Work

About this website

This website was developed by Tom Rolain in conjunction with the American Lung Association in Wisconsin.

We hope you find it entertaining and educational.

If you would like more information about the site or you would like to send us a comment, please use the form on the contact page.

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American Lung Association in Wisconsin

alveoli and capillaries

Drawing of capillaries lying on top of alveoli in the lung tissue