terminal bronchiole

n.

The last portion of the nonrespiratory conducting airway, which subdivides into respiratory bronchioles.

Nearby words

  1. terminable,
  2. terminal,
  3. terminal artery,
  4. terminal bar,
  5. terminal boutons,
  6. terminal bud,
  7. terminal filum,
  8. terminal hair,
  9. terminal ileitis,
  10. terminal infection


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