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Flashcards in Lung Flash Cards - Defense Mechansims Deck (3):
1

What is the job of the nose and trachea?

Warm and humidify the air and trap particles over 10 um in diameter

2

What is the job of the mucociliary blanket?

Dispose of particles 2 - 10 um in diameter

3

What is the job of the alveolar macrophages?

Cells that deal with particles with diameters under 2 um