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alveolus

(ălvē`ələs): see lungslungs,
elastic organs used for breathing in vertebrate animals, excluding most fish, which use gills, and a few amphibian species that respire through the skin. The word is sometimes applied to the respiratory apparatus of lower animals.
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alveolus

[al′vē·ə·ləs]
(anatomy)
A tiny air sac of the lung.
A tooth socket.
A sac of a compound gland.

alveolus

1. any small pit, cavity, or saclike dilation, such as a honeycomb cell
2. any of the sockets in which the roots of the teeth are embedded
3. any of the tiny air sacs in the lungs at the end of the bronchioles, through which oxygen is taken into the blood
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I'm so glad to be the first user of [the] Alveolus [AERO(TM)] in Turkey.
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We are very excited to complete this agreement with BVM," said Alveolus CEO and Co-Founder, Eric Mangiardi.
Alveolus, in collaboration with its world-renowned medical advisory board, was able to develop this new stent technology platform to meet the needs of physicians and the patients they treat in this emerging and under-represented medical space.
CONTACT: Ji Hwan You of Alveolus, +1-704-998-6012, or Fax, +1-704-998-5699, or jyou@alveolus.
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Two of the three patients, an elderly man and woman who both suffered from lung cancer, received Alveolus bronchial stents, while the third patient, a middle aged man, suffering from mustard gas burns, received a tracheal stent.
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27 /PRNewswire/ -- Alveolus, a leading provider of non-vascular interventional stent technology, recently received regulatory approval in the European Union (EU) on a new implantable device to be used in Non-Vascular Interventional Pulmonary Stenting.
Charlotte, North Carolina, August 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Alveolus, a leading provider of non-vascular interventional stent technology, recently received regulatory approval in the European Union (EU) on a new implantable device to be used in Non-Vascular Interventional Pulmonary Stenting.
June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Alveolus, a leading provider of non-vascular interventional stent technology, announces the formation of a physician advisory board to lead the company's development and introduction of gastrointestinal stenting products in 2004.
May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Alveolus, a leading provider of non-vascular interventional stent technology, recently received regulatory approval on a new implantable device to be used in Interventional Pulmonary Stenting.