Airways Inside the Lungs

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.

Airways Inside the Lungs

Picture of the airways inside the lungs

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.

Current as ofJune 9, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

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