TRACHEA

composed of  3 layers of tissues & held by between 16-20 incomplete rings of hyaline cartilage.
Rings are incomplete posteriorly.
Connective tissues & involuntary muscle join the cartilages & form the posterior wall which is in contact with the esophagus.
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Presentation contributed by

Krantee B More [P.B.BSc Nurse,Symbiosis college of nursing]

 

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