- the tissue intervening between two adjacent pulmonary alveoli; it consists of a close-meshed capillary network covered on both surfaces by thin alveolar epithelial cells;
- one of the bony partitions between the tooth sockets of the mandible and maxilla (septa interalveolaria mandibulae et maxillae).
Synonym(s): septum interalveolareTA, alveolar septum, septal bone
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