the respiratory conducting tubes distal to the respiratory bronchiole that lead to the alveolar sacs and the alveoli [ http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/cwg https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-683-40008-8 MP:0002271 ]

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
ductus alveolaris [ FMA:TA FMA:7341 ]

definition

the respiratory conducting tubes distal to the respiratory bronchiole that lead to the alveolar sacs and the alveoli

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8f/Gray975.png

has exact synonym

ductus alveolaris

alveolar duct

respiratory alveolar duct

id

UBERON:0002173

taxon notes

In human anatomy, respiratory bronchioles exists proximal to the alveolar ducts. The epithelial lining consists of smooth muscle knobs covered by nonciliated, simple cuboidal cells. The smooth muscle constricts under parasympathetic innervation and relax under sympathetic innervation