Are the bronchi, alveoli, and pharynx all found in the lungs? If not, which is not?

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Nov 20, 2017


  • Alveoli are found in the lungs.
  • Primary bronchi end near the lungs and secondary and tertiary bronchi are present in the lungs.
  • But pharynx is not found in lungs.


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Pharynx is common passage for food and air at the back of oral cavity. It is commonly called throat, where nasal cavity also ends. Thus there are two outlets of pharynx, one for food and other for air: these are respectively gullet and glottis. Gullet opens for food pipe, while glottis opens for wind pipe.

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