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Textbook Problem

Pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium lines which of the following?

1. Oropharynx

2. Trachea

3. Nasopharynx

4. Oral cavity

5. Laryngopharynx

A. 2 only

B. 1 and 4 only

C. 2 and 3 only

D. 1,2,3, and 5 only

Summary Introduction

Introduction:

The respiratory system is one of the vital biological systems, which is segregated into the upper and the lower respiratory systems. In the upper respiratory system, the nose is the outermost region which comprises the bone and the cartilage. It is responsible for letting the air enter into the respiratory system.

Explanation

Explanation for the correct answer:

Option (a) is given as trachea. The epithelial lining is known to be predominantly comprising of pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium which is interspersed with many mucous glands and is segregated from the lamina propria by the aid of basement membrane. This lining moves from the trachea and extends till the respiratory bronchioles. Hence, option (a) is a correct answer

Explanation for the incorrect answer:

Option (b) is given as 1 and 4 only...

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