The conducting airway of the lungs found terminal to the bronchi; these structures contain neither cartilage nor mucous-secreting glands; the epithelium of the bronchioles becomes thinner with each branching. [ MP:0002267 http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/cwg https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-397-51047-0 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

plural term
bronchioli

definition

The conducting airway of the lungs found terminal to the bronchi; these structures contain neither cartilage nor mucous-secreting glands; the epithelium of the bronchioles becomes thinner with each branching.

depicted by

Alveoli:diagram.png

has exact synonym

lobular bronchiole

has related synonym

bronchioli

bronchiolus

id

UBERON:0002186

structure notes

lacks submucosa and cartilage plates; they have 3 layers: mucosa, muscular layer and outer layer