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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However, the cavy development pattern differs from other rodents, since the alveolar period occurs earlier when compared to other rodents and lagomorphs.
The treatment outcome of replanted teeth can be influenced by several factors such as extra alveolar period, storage medium, stage of root formation, and concomitant dentoalveolar injuries.
Attend at GDP promptly with the isotonically stored tooth (isotonically stored PDL can be revived if extra alveolar period is <45 mins).