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Definition of Alveoli

Alveoli: The plural of alveolus. The alveoli are tiny air sacs within the lungs where the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide takes place.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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