air cells

air cells

1. Synonym(s): pulmonary alveolus
2. air-containing spaces in the skull.

air cells

(1) Alveoli of lung; alveoli pulmonis [NA6, NH3]; pulmonary alveoli. 
(2) Air spaces within the skull.

air cells

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1. Synonym(s): pulmonary alveoli.
2. Air-containing spaces in the skull.
References in classic literature ?
600,000,000 air cells in one pair of lungs, and 2,000 pores to a square inch of surface; so you see what quantities of air we must have, and what care we should take of our skin so all the little doors will open and shut right.
now school is dismissed, and I advise you to go and refresh your 600,000,000 air cells by a brisk run in the garden.
Ice has its grain as well as wood, and when a cake begins to rot or "comb," that is, assume the appearance of honeycomb, whatever may be its position, the air cells are at right angles with what was the water surface.
The main goals of open cavity mastoidectomy are to completely eradicate the disease, create a large enough meatus for examination and mastoid air cells, and provide a self-cleaning epithelized dry cavity, and achieve maximum hearing.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging revealed hyperintensity in T1 axial flair and T2 weighted images in both mastoid air cells and petrous apex involving Dorello's canal and Meckel's cave area on right side.
The areas of the mastoid air cells were measured on preoperative CT scans.
For its shipments, the retailer ultimately selected Pregis' Airspeed HC inflatable hybrid cushioning with square patterned, connected air cells.
This can be accompanied by a concomitant shading of the mastoid air cells, which could manifest as a reduced opacity on computed tomography (CT) in the absence of a history of chronic mastoiditis or acute inflammatory signs.
Seeing" is caused by turbulent air cells at altitudes ranging from several hundred feet to ten miles that have different temperatures and hence different indices of refraction.
Pneumatized air cells present in the zygomatic process of the temporal bone, which appears similar to the mastoid air cells and which does not extend further anteriorly than the zygomatico-temporal suture, entitled as zygomatic air cell defect (ZACD).
In addition, he did this while afflicted with mastoiditis (an infection that extends to the air cells of the skull behind the ear) throughout his career.
Made up of a repeating matrix of more than 400 honeycomb-like open air cells that are supported by thousands of high-density nylon/polyester fibers, this unique insole allows fresh air to continually circulate with each step.