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Airways Inside the Lungs

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The lungs' airways (bronchial tubes) divide into smaller and smaller branches (bronchioles). The airways end in air sacs (alveoli) where oxygen moves into the blood.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerKen Y. Yoneda, MD - Pulmonology
Last RevisedNovember 29, 2011

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: November 29, 2011
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