• Ma. Disa Ricafort posted an update in the group Group logo of Histology Art – E (2022)Histology Art – E (2022) 1 year, 7 months ago

    • Terminal bronchioles are the thin-walled branches of the bronchioles and the most distal segment of the conducting zone. These have a layer of smooth muscle surrounding their lumens.
      • The trachea, known as the windpipe, is a tube-like structure within the neck and upper chest that connects the larynx to the bronchi. It transports air to and from the lungs when a person breathes. It is lined with a pseudostratified columnar epithelium with cilia and goblet cells.

      • The epiglottis is a cartilaginous structure at the posterior of the tongue that folds over the opening of the trachea during swallowing. It contains a series of elastic cartilages that provide semi-rigid support to the epiglottis.

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