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Lung alveolus

Lung alveolus [alveolus pulmonis – PNA (The anatomic nomenclature Parisian), BNA (The anatomic nomenclature Basel), JNA (The anatomic nomenclature Yenskaya), LNH (The Leningrad histologic nomenclature); lat. alveolus – a cell, a hole; synonym: an air cell] – the uviform education located on a wall of a respiratory bronchiole, an alveolar sack or the alveolar course. From within the alveolus of a lung is covered by a single-layer flat alveolar (respiratory) epithelium through which there is a gas exchange between air in a cavity of an alveolus and blood in pulmonary capillaries.

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