a respiratory bronchiole together with the alveolar ducts and sacs and pulmonary alveoli into which the... Read More
Organization of the Respiratory System
Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More
What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More
a physical quality of yielding to pressure or force without disruption, or an expression of the measure of the... Read More
(1) A three-dimensional measure of space occupied or displaced by an object, usually expressed in cubic... Read More
What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More
(1) The pressure caused by the weight of air.
(2) The force exerted by air per unit area.
Air... Read More
(biochemistry) The polysaccharide unit of proteoglycan
Glycosaminoglycans are the polysaccharide... Read More
noun, plural: tubules
A small tube-like or fistular structure; a hollow cylindrical anatomical structure in the... Read More