bronchi

The air we breathe in enters the lungs through the windpipe. From there it is conducted through the branching structure of airways (bronchi), which become finer and finer, to the pulmonary vesicles (alveoli). The exchange between oxygen and carbon dioxide takes place in the alveoli.

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