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terminal bronchiole

 

Definition: the end of the nonrespiratory conducting airway; the lining consists of simple columnar or cuboidal epithelium without mucous goblet cells; some of the cells are ciliated; numerous Clara cells also occur.

Synonym(s): bronchiolus terminalis

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