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The epithelium in the bronchioles is

A

Pseudostratified and columnar

B

Squamous and sensory

C

Pseudostratified and sensory

D

Cuboidal and columnar

Answer

Bronchioles are the passageways by which air passes through nose or mouth to the alveoli of the lungs. They are branches of the bronchi. Bronchioles are around 1 mm or less in diameter and their walls consist of ciliated or non-ciliated cuboidal epithelium and also columnar epithelium and some smooth muscle.
Thus, the correct answer is the option (D), 'Cuboidal and columnar'.

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