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interalveolar septum

 

Definition:

  1. 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;
  2. 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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