why the wind pipe does not collapse ?

Asked by  | 13th Apr, 2009, 05:16: PM

Expert Answer:

There are  'c' shaped cartilage rings present in the trachea (windpipe) to prevent it from collapsing and to keep the trachea open for air to come in and out.

Answered by  | 14th Apr, 2009, 11:07: AM

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