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Lung Tissue Definition
Tissue consisting of an external serous coat, subserous areolar tissue and lung parenchyma. The parenchyma is made up of lobules wound together by connective tissue. A primary lobule consists of a terminal bronchiole, respiratory bronchioles, and alveolar ducts, which communicate with many alveoli, each alveolus being surrounded by a network of capillary blood vessels.
Lung Tissue Synonyms
Lung Tissue, Lung Parenchyma
Terms in Lung Tissue categoryAlveolar SacPulmonary Lobule
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