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What is the purpose of the cartilage rings of trachea and bronchi?
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Support
The tracheal and bronchial cartilage rings help support air exchange as you breathe in and out and the lungs inflate and deflate.
Prevents collapse and obstruction with exhalation.

In brief: Support
The tracheal and bronchial cartilage rings help support air exchange as you breathe in and out and the lungs inflate and deflate.
Prevents collapse and obstruction with exhalation.
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