bronchoalveolar

adjective

bron·​cho·​al·​ve·​o·​lar ˌbräŋ-kō-al-ˈvē-ə-lər How to pronounce bronchoalveolar (audio)
: of, relating to, or involving the bronchioles and alveoli of the lungs
Efforts to diagnose the pneumonia, which included bronchoalveolar lavage …, were unsuccessful until an open-lung biopsy was performed.The Journal of the American Medical Association
bronchoalveolar carcinoma

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“Bronchoalveolar.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bronchoalveolar. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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