The passage formed by the mouth, nose, throat, and lungs, through which air passes during breathing: [as modifier]: respiratory tract infections
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- As powder is inhaled, it can sensitize an individual through the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract.
- These fumes are toxic and may have irritating effects on mucous membranes of the respiratory tract and eyes.
- The common cold is a contagious viral infection of the upper respiratory tract affecting the nose and the throat.
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