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1) XI. Splanchnology. 1e. The Lungs. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
...it floats in water, and crepitates when handled, owing to the presence of air in the alveoli; it is also highly elastic; hence the retracted state of these organs...

2) alveolus. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. al·ve·o·li (-l)1. A small angular cavity or pit, such as a honeycomb cell. 2. A tooth socket in the jawbone. 3. A tiny, thin-walled, capillary-rich...

3) mammary gland. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of the milk-producing glands in female mammals, consisting of lobes containing clusters of alveoli with a system of ducts to convey the milk to an external nipple...

4) respiratory distress syndrome. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...by distressful breathing, cyanosis, and the formation of a glassy membrane over the alveoli of the lungs. Also called hyaline membrane disease....

5) alveolar. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...to the jaw section containing the tooth sockets: the alveolar ridge. b. Relating to the alveoli of the lungs. 3. Linguistics Formed with the tip of the tongue touching...

6) XI. Splanchnology. 2a. The Mouth. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
...of the teeth this membrane presents numerous fine papillę, and is reflected into the alveoli, where it is continuous with the periosteal membrane lining these cavities....

7) emphysema. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...an increased susceptibility to infection. It can be caused by irreversible expansion of the alveoli or by the destruction of alveolar walls. 2. An abnormal distention...

8) emphysema. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...smoking is the cause of most cases of emphysema. Tobacco smoke damages the lungs' alveoli, the tiny air sacs through which inhaled oxygen is transferred to the bloodstream...

9) lungs. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...countless tubules. The smallest tubules, or bronchioles, enter cup-shaped air sacs known as alveoli, which number about 700 million in both lungs. Each alveolus is...

10) XI. Splanchnology. 4d. The Hypophysis Cerebri. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
...consists of epithelial cells of varying size and shape, arranged in cord-like trabeculę or alveoli and separated by large, thin-walled bloodvessels. The pars intermedia...

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