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any of the smallest bronchial ducts

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The predominant eosinophil/neutrophil infiltration into bronchiolar and bronchichial tissue was assessed according to method of Richard et al.
The researchers observed that within 24 hours, H5N1 had caused severe bronchiolar and alveolar lesions in lung tissue.
The Canals of Lambert are respiratory bronchiolar communications that allow for gas flow between respiratory bronchioles.
Given these physical, chemical, and mechanical traumas, the cell structures affected by the inhaled, nasal, and oral sprayed insulin can undergo changes such as metaplasia, in which cells change from their original mature, differentiated type into another cell type; dysplasia, in which the cell change (different form) is indicative of an early step towards transformation into a tumor (cancer; for example, leukoplakia of the oral cavity); or heteroplasia, the abnormal cell growth of existing cells as seen in blood vessels of hypertensives and in bronchiolar asthmatics.
Histological studies of fire-eater's lung describe an acute necrotising and fibrinous pneumonia with prominent involvement of the bronchiolar walls, including bronchiolitis obliterans(21) and macrophages with lipid inclusions(13,26,27).
When marked bronchiolar pathology is found histologically, one may see a restrictive pattern and gas-exchange impairment.
8] Much less common are the patterns of bronchiolar carcinoma, large cell undifferentiated carcinoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma, carcinoid, pulmonary sarcoma, small cell carcinoma, and the rare intravascular bronchoalveolar tumor.
In shrew #5017, renal tubuli and glomeruli, as well as nuclei of bronchiolar epithelial cells, had BDV-N.
Sox2 is required for maintenance and differentiation of bronchiolar Clara, ciliated, and goblet cells.
The wide spectrum of radiologic findings described in RA can be categorized in 5 broad patterns: (1) reticular opacities with lobular distortion, intralobular lines, and traction bronchioloectasis (with or without honeycombing) that correlate with fibrotic ILD (usual interstitial pneumonia [UIP] or nonspecific interstitial pneumonia [NSIP]); (2) airway-associated abnormalities, such as fuzzy centrilobular nodules of ground-glass attenuation (follicular bronchiolitis) or bronchial and bronchiolar wall thickening with heterogeneous lung attenuation (Figure 1; constrictive bronchiolitis); (3) patchy, often peripheral, consolidation that correlates with organizing pneumonia (OP); (4) random parenchymal nodules (rheumatoid nodules); and (5) pleural effusions.
After H&E staining of the slide, lung tissues were prepared from each mouse and sectioned transversely through the mid-portion across the pulmonary bronchioles and bronchiolar branches.
This section begins with a statement that claims that the misconception that premature infants were thought to have too little bronchiolar smooth muscles to experience bronchospasm has been disproved.
Selective damage of pulmonary nonciliated bronchiolar epithelial (Clara) cells by trichloroethylene in rats.
Viral antigen was found in tissues from each animal, including tonsillar (Figure 3, panel A) and nasopharyngeal (Figure 3, panel B) epithelium; vascular endothelium; syncytia; foci of inflammation in lung, bronchial, and bronchiolar epithelium; necrotic areas within lymphoid tissues and adrenal glands; necrotic glomeruli and renal tubular cells; necrotic hepatic acinar tissue; and the esophageal exudate from 1 animal.