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Q: How much mucus and cilia help to keep the lungs clean?
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What are cilia lungs?

(not an accurate awnser.more research into the question will be needed) the hairs on our lungs cells are called cillia.one of their purposes is to clean the lungs and keep the blood flowing in and out of your lungs


What is the name of the hairs that help to clean air as it is inhaled?

In the lungs it's called cilium, plural cilia.


Does cilia help in cleaning the air that reaches the lungs?

Yes, cilia do help.


Are the cells that line the bronchi covered with cilia to help move mucous or mucus out of the lungs?

They move 'mucus' and are cells that make up a 'mucous' membrane. Mucus is a noun, the thing that is secreted, and mucous is an adjective describing the quality of the thing that makes the mucus.


What is the tiny hair in the nose?

The little hairs in your nose are called cilia. Cilia are used to help keep dirt and dust particles from going into your lungs. when the cilia have collected enough dirt, it mixes with mucus and ends up as mucus excertement (boogers). Make sure to blow you nose often and to not sniff dirt!


What is the tiny hairs in your nose?

The little hairs in your nose are called cilia. Cilia are used to help keep dirt and dust particles from going into your lungs. when the cilia have collected enough dirt, it mixes with mucus and ends up as mucus excertement (boogers). Make sure to blow you nose often and to not sniff dirt!


How does the cilia in the trachea help keep the respiratory system clean?

The cilia in the trachea is same as the cilia in the nose. They both clean the air before entering our lungs. If there's no cilia, then the lungs would most likely have problems, if not dealt with quickly. Noticed how when you breathe through your mouth more often you cough more. This is because of the cilia cleaning the air and also forcing the dirty particles out of the respiratory system.


How do cilia help your body?

Cilia is a hair like cell in your body, mainly in your lungs protecting you from debris from the air. These little hair like cells protect your lungs by carrying debris from your lungs and back up to be swallowed and destroyed by the powerful stomach acids in your body. The mucus lining in the respirator tract helps collect debris, bacteria and mucous away from the lungs.


Why do people have hairs on their trachea?

The hairs on the trachea are called Cilia and are for helping lifting up the mucus up the throat. Smoking can kill these hairs and they will have to swallow the mucus.=D


What is Lined with ciliated mucous membranes?

Little hairs called Cilia, which help filter dust from the air as it passes into the lungs.


What is the function of the cilia in the respiratory system?

The cilia trap dust and other particles as the air comes in Cillia are fan like projections in the linings of the tubes in the lungs. It is there job to waft the mucous cainting foreign bodies up to the back of the pharynx where it is swallowed to be destroyed in the stomach.


Are cilia natural?

yes the cilia are natural organelles found in the body to help expel mucus and other foreign substances from the respiratory tract