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PREFERRED TERM
alveolus  
DEFINITION
  • A tiny, thin-walled, capillary-rich sac in the lungs where the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide takes place. Also called air sac.
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plućni mjehurić

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hammaskuoppa
mehiläiskenno

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(πνευμονική) κυψελίδα

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bicell
cell
lungblåsa
tandhåla

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http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/360
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