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What are the different functions of the conducting zone and respiratory zone and how they relate to differences in their histology.

1. What are the different functions of the conducting zone and respiratory zone and how they relate to differences in their histology.

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The conducting zone is responsible for conduction of air between the... View the full answer

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The Conducting zone is one of the zones in the respiratory system consisting of physical structures that allow air into the... View the full answer

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  • The conducting zone mainly receives air from the environment, cleans it, warms it and it conducts it to the respiratory zone where the actual gaseous exchange occurs over the thin squamous epithelium of the alveoli allowing oxygen into the lung cappilaries and carbon dioxide out.
    • PrisciTiffany
    • Sep 03, 2018 at 11:39pm

The conducting zone is composed of ciliated epithelial cells that collect the... View the full answer

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