bronchus | definition

  • (plural: bronchi) smaller branch of cartilaginous tissue that stems off of the trachea
  • air is funneled through the bronchi to the region where gas exchange occurs in alveoli

Source:

Clark, M., Douglas, M., Choi, J. Biology 2e. Houston, Texas: OpenStax. Access for free at: https://openstax.org/details/books/biology-2e

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