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alveolar

[al′vē·ə·lər]
(biology)
Of or relating to an alveolus.
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Therefore, submerged cultures of immortalized or tumor AECII cell lines, such as A549 cells are currently used as models of alveolar epithelia in most in vitro studies.
4D) can be found in the proximities of the alveolar sacs of the two species of Amazonian cetaceans, a fact that resembles the study of Crespo & Lauria De Cidre (2005), who showed the presence of myoelastic sphincter distributed near the alveolar sacs of the lungs of Pontoporia blainvillei.
The inferior alveolar, lingual, mylohyoid, mental, incisive, auriculotemporal, and buccal nerves are all blocked.
Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage is rare in clinical practice and is usually misdiagnosed.
Reaching a peak at days 4 to 5, hyaline membranes are composed of plasma proteins and cellular debris gathered into dense, glassy eosinophilic membranes found along alveolar septa with accentuation in alveolar ducts.
Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis (PAP) was first described in 1958 as a disease of the lung that consists of the filling of the alveoli by a PAS-positive proteinaceous material rich in lipid.
Taken together, these findings demonstrate that the airways--including the oral cavity and extending all the way to the alveolar space--are subjected to high concentrations of alcohol and its deleterious metabolites during intoxication.
As discussed, emphysema leads to distortion of the lung parenchyma due to alveolar destruction, specifically creating rounded lucencies within the secondary pulmonary lobule (Figures 3-5).
Based on histological features, RMS have been divided into four main classes, embryonal RMS, alveolar RMS pleomorphic RMS and un-differentiated type5,6.
Primary PAP is caused by development of autoantibodies to GM-CSF, the presence of which impairs clearance of surfactant by alveolar macrophages [12].
A diagnosis of alveolar soft part sarcoma was established based on the compatible histomorphological finding, presence of crystal, and the positivity of TFE3 on IHC staining and by exclusion of other bladder tumors.
It has been suggested that the alveolar wall in affected subjects tends to be alkaline due to an abnormality of carbonic anhydrase that favours calcium deposits.