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Bronchioles

Bronchioles

The tiny branches of air tubes within the lungs which are the continuation of bronchi and connect to the alveoli (air sacs).


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What is the function of the following tisues in the lungs?

... blood vessels and in hollow organs of digestive, respiratory, urinary and reproductive organs. ex. bladder, intestines, ureters, ductus deferns. ,bronchioles. function: Moves food, urine, and reproductive tract secretions; controls diameter of respiratory passages (bronchi); regulates diameter ...

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by biolass
Fri May 04, 2007 9:30 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: What is the function of the following tisues in the lungs?
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what causes us to breathe

yes, but increase of CO2 means decrease of O2. So which one stimulates... the both regulate different things ;) --> High alveolar pCO2 cause bronchioles to dilate and high alveolar pO2 cause alveolar capillaries to dilate.

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by sdekivit
Sat Dec 24, 2005 5:32 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: what causes us to breathe
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its a bit of everything...please help

... Bronchi: pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium (primary, secondary and tertiary bronchi), ciliated simple columnar epithelium (larger bronchioles), ciliated simple cuboidal epithelium (smaller bronchioles), nonciliated simple cuboidal epithelium (terminal bronchioles) For no.4 Since ...

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by clarence
Thu May 26, 2005 11:07 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: its a bit of everything...please help
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its a bit of everything...please help

... cilindrical with cilia.At the level of the vocal cords it is pluristratified pavimentos Trachea-pseudostratified Main Bronchi-pseudostratified Bronchioles-unistratified cubic Real hard question!!!

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by MrMistery
Tue May 24, 2005 7:40 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: its a bit of everything...please help
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