Lung parenchyma

Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

Lung parenchyma is that portion of the lung involved in gas transfer—the alveoli, alveolar ducts and respiratory bronchioles. However, some authors include other structures and tissues within the definition.

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rID: 14497
System: Chest
Section: Anatomy
Tags: stub, refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pulmonary parenchyma

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