respiratory epithelium

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res·pi·ra·to·ry ep·i·the·li·um

the pseudostratified ciliated epithelium that lines much of the conducting portion of the airway, including part of the nasal cavity and larynx, the trachea, and bronchi.
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Metaplastic bronchiolar epithelium (lambertosis) and type II pneumocyte hyperplasia may be present.
Differentiated bronchiolar epithelium in alveolar ducts of rats exposed to ozone for 20 months.
Attachment was negative for tracheal and bronchial epithelium, scarce for bronchiolar epithelium, and moderate for alveolar epithelium in cetaceans (Table, Figure).
For the first time, staining of the bronchiolar epithelium was also visible, but not all bronchioles--far from all, in fact--showed this staining.
In one case, E bieneusi could be seen in the bronchiolar epithelium and was accompanied by a lymphocytic, neutrophilic, and eosinophilic bronchiolitis.
Georges JA, Wilson DW, Dungworth DL Response of macaque bronchiolar epithelium to ambient concentrations of ozone.
At 3, 6, and 9 dpi, large amounts of influenza A virus antigen were found in bronchial and bronchiolar epithelium and lumens (Figure 3, panel F).
Similarly, we did not find viral antigen in bronchiolar epithelium in the lung sections.
Positive staining of both nuclei and cytoplasm was also apparent in the neurons (Figure 1B) and bronchiolar epithelium.