alveolus

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Synonyms for alveolus

a tiny sac for holding air in the lungs

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a bony socket in the alveolar ridge that holds a tooth

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Youssef, 38, explained more about his condition with a tweet saying, "When one gets pneumonia, pulmonary alveoli are filled with liquid substances which makes breathing painful and limits oxygen intake.
Administration of vitamin B12 by inhalation resulted in a rapid increase in serum vitamin B12 levels, indicating that the vitamin was absorbed through pulmonary alveoli.
When fungal spores are inhaled, they are deposited into the pulmonary alveoli.
CHAOS is a rare abnormality with a poor prognosis and is caused by complete or nearcomplete obstruction of the fetal airway, leading to the trapping of lung fluids, hyperplasia of pulmonary alveoli, and tracheal dilatation.
5 cm H2O/L/sec and produces high tracheobronchial airflow, which improves the oxygenation of the most peripheral pulmonary alveoli.
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