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parabronchi

tertiary bronchi in the avian lung. The domestic fowl has some 500 parabronchi each 1 to 2 mm diameter with the wall of each containing the complex respiratory epithelium.
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As a scientist who teaches both bird anatomy and evolution, at first I found this form of division disconcerting, but I soon began to understand and appreciate the logic behind the organization in this particular book.
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