Why do you need two bronchi?

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
2009-11-06 03:00:10
2009-11-06 03:00:10

The bronchi are tubes leading to the lungs, you have two lungs, ergo you need two bronchi.
Now why two lungs? A lot of your body organs and parts come in paired sets - lungs, kidneys, eyes, ears, arms, testicles, or as multiples like teeth, toes, fingers - to provide you with a backup set if one fails due to disease or injury.

Copyright © 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.