alveolar period

alveolar period

the period or phase in lung development beginning in utero after the terminal saccular period (about 32 to 36 weeks) and lasting until about 8 years of age. The terminal alveolar saccules subdivide several more times and mature alveoli form. Also called alveolar phase.
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Attend at GDP promptly with the isotonically stored tooth (isotonically stored PDL can be revived if extra alveolar period is <45 mins).