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Doctor insights on: Which Organelle Is Responsible For Removing Foreign Materials From Bronchi

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Which organelle is responsible for removing foreign materials from bronchi?

Which organelle is responsible for removing foreign materials from bronchi?

Lung lining cells: The larger bronchiole tubes and upper system are lined with cells with little, moving hairs called cilia, which constantly sweep stuff out of the lungs to the pharynx where they can be spat out or swallowed. An issue with smokers is that the toxicity of the smoke inhibits the activity of these cilia. For chronic lung issues, see your pulmonary specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

Bronchi (Definition)

Bronchi are the major passageways through which air passes in and out of the lung. The bronchi divide into smaller passageways to distribute air throughout the lung. It is like a system of tubes that divide and spread ...Read more


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What happens in left bronchus when the right is blocked with foreign objects?

What happens in left bronchus when the right is blocked with foreign objects?

Increased importance: All the air being breathed is vented into the left lung, which is physically separated from the right side. The first concern is that the right sided obstruction does not move into the left side also, or cause total tracheal obstruction. Place the patient on his or her right side with the left side up. While no oxygen is getting to the right side, deoxygenation will occur. ...Read more

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Can cilia in the lungs and bronchi remove tiny foreign objects over time? (specifically a tiny piece of my pasta may have gone down the wrong way.)

Can cilia in the lungs and bronchi remove tiny foreign objects over time? (specifically a tiny piece of my pasta may have gone down the wrong way.)

Cilia: The mucociliary elevator of the bronchi does allow for small particles to be moved up and out of the lungs. Something as large as a noodle probably will be stuck for a long time and you may need medical intervention. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What do bronchi do?

Bronchi: Bronchi carry air in and out of the lungs. ...Read more

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What does bronchi do ?

Bronchi: Bronchi conduct gas to gas exchanging part of lungs called alveoli. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: bronchi?

An airway : Bronchi are the major passageways through which air passes in and out of the lung. The bronchi divide into smaller passageways to distribute air throughout the lung. It is like a system of tubes that divide and spread out through the lungs. ...Read more

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What's the school's responsibility in cyberbullying?

What's the school's responsibility in  cyberbullying?

Should be notified.: School officials should be notified about any presumed or confirmed instance of cyber bullying so they can take the necessary steps, both in finding the culprit and in counseling the bullied individual. ...Read more

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How can I find whether is bronchi or pneumonia?

How can I find whether is bronchi or pneumonia?

Chest xray: Often a physician can tell by examining a patient's chest whether bronchitis or pneumonia is present by listening to the lung sounds as the patient breathes in and out, but a chest x-ray is needed to confirm the presence of pneumonia. ...Read more