why the wall of trachea is supported by cartilage rings

Asked by harsh1 peswani | 1st May, 2012, 10:20: AM

Expert Answer:

The cartilage rings are present in the trachea to prevent it from collapsing. This enables the lumen of the trachea to stay open during breathing.

Answered by  | 1st May, 2012, 10:59: AM

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