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any of the smallest bronchial ducts

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Thus, throughout early pregnancy it was observed an intense proliferative activity on epithelial cells lining the bronchi and bronchioles, hialine cartilage, and mesenchyme on Groups I and II, as demonstrated on figure 3A for the Group I.
Collagen provides anchoring points for the bronchioles supplying the alveoli; losing collagen causes these airways to collapse during exhalation, trapping air behind them.
Additionally, oral RGE treatment for 30 days prior to influenza virus infection significantly decreased the inflammation of the bronchioles compared to non-exposure.
ResultsIn the control group, normal alveolar duct, alveolar spaces and terminal bronchioles with regular size and shape of the alveoli were found (Figure-1).
Numerous adult cylindrical worms were abundantly present in the dorso-caudal bronchi and inside the terminal branches of caudal bronchioles.
Bronchiolitis obliterans, or "popcorn lung," is a rare, irreversible, debilitating lung disease in which inflammation and scarring obstruct the smallest airways, the bronchioles.
The irreversible condition, formally known as bronchiolitis obliterans, is an obstruction of the bronchioles 6 the smallest airways in the lungs.
A positive result by light microscopy was granular to diffuse red staining on the apical surface of epithelial cells in trachea, bronchi, and bronchioles and on alveolar cells.
It allows proper visualization of dilated bronchi and bronchioles, said Dr.
However, Deputy Carey said Dan was taken to Limerick's Regional Hospital on February 21 suffering from bronchiolitis, which is an inflammation of the bronchioles, the smallest air passages of the lungs.
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Researchers in Boston have identified a human lung stem cell that is self-renewing and capable of forming and integrating multiple biological structures of die lung including bronchioles, alveoli and pulmonary vessels.
These are located on either side of the windpipe and in turn lead to smaller airways inside the lungs that are known as bronchioles.
Bronchiectasis: Disease of the airways characterized by a localized, irreversible widening (dilation) of a part of the airways; the affected bronchi and bronchioles are dilated, inflamed and collapse easily, resulting in reduced airflow; usually caused by bacterial infections.