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Textbook Problem

The canals of Lambert are found in the

A. trachea.

B. terminal bronchioles.

C. alveoli.

D. main stem bronchi.

Summary Introduction

Introduction:

The respiratory system is one of the vital biological systems, which is segregated into the upper and lower respiratory system. In the lower respiratory system, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, and alveoli are involved, which mainly work in the gas exchange process.

Explanation

Explanation for the correct answer:

Option (b) is terminal bronchioles. These are the conducting tubes of the tracheobronchial tree along with the terminal bronchioles found between the 16th and 19th generations. As the terminal bronchioles progress, the walls become thinner, tiny channels called canals of Lambert, start to appear between the inner luminal region of the terminal bronchioles and the neighbouring alveoli that surround them. Hence, option (b) is the correct answer.

Explanation for the incorrect answer:

Option (a) is trachea. It moves vertically from the cricoid cartilage of the larynx to the level of the second costal cartilage...

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