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Pulmonary Alveoli

Small polyhedral outpouchings along the walls of the alveolar sacs, alveolar ducts and terminal bronchioles through the walls of which gas exchange between alveolar air and pulmonary capillary blood takes place.

Year introduced: 1966(1964)

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Tree Number(s): A04.411.715

MeSH Unique ID: D011650

Entry Terms:

  • Pulmonary Alveolus
  • Alveoli, Pulmonary
  • Alveolus, Pulmonary

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