respiratory bronchioles

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res·pi·ra·to·ry bron·chi·oles

the smallest bronchioles (0.5 mm in diameter) that connect the terminal bronchioles to alveolar ducts; alveoli rise from part of the wall, thus permitting the exchange of gases.
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res·pi·ra·to·ry bron·chi·oles

(res'pir-ă-tōr-ē brong'kē-ōlz)
The smallest bronchioles (0.5 mm in diameter), which connect the terminal bronchioles to alveolar ducts; alveoli arise from part of the wall.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012