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an enclosed space

a case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule

a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay

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4D) can be found in the proximities of the alveolar sacs of the two species of Amazonian cetaceans, a fact that resembles the study of Crespo & Lauria De Cidre (2005), who showed the presence of myoelastic sphincter distributed near the alveolar sacs of the lungs of Pontoporia blainvillei.
the terminal bronchioles, alveolar ducts, and alveolar sacs.
These lead into alveolar sacs resembling bunches of grapes.
2] or so of exposed tissue in Susan's alveolar sacs.
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive, fatal lung disease in which fibrous tissue replaces the alveolar sacs through which we breathe.