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A 38-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me what is the function of hyaline cartilage rings in the walls of certain structures of the respiratory tract?

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Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
Structural support: Act as structural support to keep the bronchus open when creating negative pressure on inspiration, and stable on expiration with increase positive pressure.

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