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alveolus

n. alveolus

Definition of alveolus in English

Small, saclike cavity, located at the end of the terminal bronchioles, in which gas is exchanged between the air and the blood.

Synonyms of alveolus in English

pulmonary alveolus

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(N) Respiratory System Parts II

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