alveolar cell

n.

A cell lining the alveoli of the lung.

Nearby words

  1. alveolar,
  2. alveolar abscess,
  3. alveolar air,
  4. alveolar arch,
  5. alveolar artery,
  6. alveolar cell carcinoma,
  7. alveolar dead space,
  8. alveolar duct,
  9. alveolar gas,
  10. alveolar gingiva


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