The connective tissue located between the respiratory (airway and alveolar) epithelium, the capillary endothelium and pleural mesothelium; it contains basement membrane composed of collagen, elastin, proteoglycans, and fibronectin. [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-683-40008-8 http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/anna MP:0002276 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14635660 ]

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definition

The connective tissue located between the respiratory (airway and alveolar) epithelium, the capillary endothelium and pleural mesothelium; it contains basement membrane composed of collagen, elastin, proteoglycans, and fibronectin.

function notes

it functions in the mechanical behavior of the lung, and forms a barrier to regulate the flow of plasma constituents from the capillaries to the airway and alveolar spaces

has exact synonym

pulmonary interstitium

connective tissue of lung

has related synonym

lung interstitium

pulmonary connective tissue

lung interstitial tissue

pulmonary interstitial tissue

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