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The function of cartilage in the bronchus is to hold the soft tissue open so that air may pass through. The cartilage in the bronchus are C-shaped rings.
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What is the function of a cartilage?

It varies.   It can serve the same function as bone (note all bones begin as  cartilage).   Flexable (slightly) connection between bones. (see ribs)   To give sha

What is the function of the bronchus?

To deliver oxygen (air) to the right & left lungs so that gas exchange can occur Each bronchiole ends in a cluster of air sacs called alveoli. In the alveoli gases are exchang

What is the function of bronchus?

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What function does the bronchus do?

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What are the functions of cartilage?

Cartilage acts as a cushion between joints, to prevent the bones from rubbing against each other (such as the cartilage in the knees and elbows) and also reduces friction in t

Function of right bronchus?

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Function of the left bronchus?

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What is the Function of bronchus in respiratory system?

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Why is the main bronchus made up of rings of cartilage?

There are actually several different kinds of cartilage in the body, but the tracheal rings are the hardest (softer cartilage is found in bendy things like your ears and nose)