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Lung Tissue

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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 category

Alveolar Sac
Pulmonary Lobule

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