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lung

lung

/ləNG/

Noun

Located in the thoracic cavity, there is a right and a left lung that lie between the inner wall of the cavity and the surface of the lungs lie two membranes. They are responsible for the exchange of gases, mainly oxygen and carbon dioxide between the atmosphere and the body.