Definition, synonyms and picture of alveolus

alveolus

n. alveolus

Translation: alveolo

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

Definition of alveolus in Spanish

Pequeña cavidad en forma de saco, localizada al final de los bronquiolos terminales, en la que se realiza el intercambio de gases entre el aire y la sangre.

Synonyms of alveolus in Spanish

alvéolo pulmonar, alvéolo, alveolo pulmonar

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(N) Partes aparato respiratorio II

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