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  • Anatomy of Lungs [PDF]


  • Introduction to Respiratory System [PDF]


Fig. 1 The CBBL Whole-Lung Model and Virtual Human System

Fig. 2 CBBL Idealized Upper Airway Configuration Depository

Fig. 3 Subject-specific tracheobronchial trees

Fig. 4 Human Respiratory System Structure (Ref: Kleinstreuer, C., Zhang, Z., & Donohue, J. F. (2008). Targeted drug-aerosol delivery in the human respiratory system. Annu. Rev. Biomed. Eng., 10, 195-220.)

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