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Other name for conducting zone

Anatomic deadspace

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Structures in the conducting zone

Nose to terminal bronchioles

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Why are the respiratory bronchioles called transitional structures?

They have cilia but they already participate in gas exchange.

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Major divisions of the airways

Conducting zone
Respiratory zone