The lungs are located within the chest cavity on either side of the heart. Each lung reaches from the collarbone to the border between the chest and abdominal cavities. More »

The right lung in the human body contains a larger volume and it is more broad and shorter than the left lung, while the left lung is thinner and taller than the right lung. The right lung is split into three lobes, with... More »

According to InnerBody, the inner surface area of the human lungs measures between 80 and 100 square meters, which is comparable in size to half of a tennis court. The lungs are a pair of large, spongy organs that exchan... More »

Blood enters the heart in the right atrium, passes into the right ventricle and is then pumped to the lungs; after leaving the lungs, the blood travels back into the left atrium, into the left ventricle and then flows in... More »

According to Melodie Anne Coffman for The Nest, cats and humans share many anatomical similarities within the lungs, heart, digestive system, urinary tract and sex organs. Cats also share very basic elements of anatomy w... More »

The human body has five vital organs: the brain, the heart, the kidneys, the liver and the lungs. Vital organs are essential for survival, and the human body cannot function at all without even just one of them. More »

Third graders should know about the brain, the heart, the lungs and the stomach, according the Texas Department of State Health Services. These organs make up the main parts of the circulatory, digestive, respiratory and... More » Science Human Anatomy