alveolar ducts

plural noun

variants or less commonly alveolar passages
: the somewhat enlarged terminal sections of the bronchioles that branch into the terminal alveoli

Word History

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alveolar ducts was in 1883

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“Alveolar ducts.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alveolar%20ducts. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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