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What is the main function of the lungs and how do you get lung disease?

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The lungs are part of a complex breathing network. They expand and relax thousands of times a day to bring in oxygen and remove carbon dioxide. Lung disease can happen from problems in any part of this system.

From: Lung Diseases Overview WebMD Medical Reference

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Mason, R.  , Elsevier Saunders, 2010.  Murray & Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine 5th Edition

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on May 15, 2018

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Mason, R.  , Elsevier Saunders, 2010.  Murray & Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine 5th Edition

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on May 15, 2018

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