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English definition of “alveolar”

alveolar

adjective (LUNGS) /ˌæl.viˈəʊ.lər/ US  /ælˈviː.ə.lɚ/ specialized
relating to the alveoli (= small air bags in the lungs, with thin walls that allow oxygen to enter the blood)The respiratory system
(Definition of alveolar adjective (LUNGS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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