A segment of cartilage in conspicuous in the wall of this small bronchus. Adjacent to the bronchus are several alveoli. Red blood cells appear prominently in nearby blood vessels, including alveolar capillaries.
Note that epithelial height for the bronchial epithelium shown here is markedly lower than that found in trachea.
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