The lungs' airways (bronchial tubes) divide into smaller and smaller branches (bronchioles). The airways end in air sacs (alveoli) where oxygen moves into the blood.
Current as of: June 9, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Current as of:
June 9, 2019
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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