pulmonary alveolus

(redirected from bronchic cells)

pul·mo·nar·y al·ve·o·lus

a thin-walled saclike terminal dilation of the respiratory bronchioles, alveolar ducts, and alveolar sacs across which gas exchange occurs between alveolar air and the pulmonary capillaries.
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pulmonary alveolus

Any of the terminal epithelial sacs of an alveolar duct where gases are exchanged in respiration. It is informally called an “air sac.” Synonym: alveolar sac
See also: alveolus
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