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al•ve•o•la



Pronunciation: (al-vē'u-lu), [key]
n.,
pl. -laePronunciation: (-lē"). [key]
Bot., Zool.
1. a small cavity, cell, or pit on the surface of an organ.
2. an alveolus.

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alveol-alveolar

 

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