bronchiole-associated lymphoid tissue

bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue

Lymphoid tissues of the hilar and peribronchiolar region, which produces IgA specific for inhaled antigens.
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bronchiole-associated lymphoid tissue

BALT Lymphoid tissues of the hilar and peribronchiolar region, which produces IgA specific for inhaled antigens. See Gut-associated lymphoid tissue, Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue, Skin-associated lymphoid tissue.
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