pneumocyte

noun

pneu·​mo·​cyte ˈn(y)ü-mə-ˌsīt How to pronounce pneumocyte (audio)
: any of the specialized cells that occur in the alveoli of the lungs

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“Pneumocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pneumocyte. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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