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a.1.(Anat.) Between alveoli; as, the interalveolar septa between adjacent air cells in the lungs.
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Pulmonary emphysema is defined anatomically by destruction of interalveolar septae and loss of lung tissue and overlaps only partially with COPD.
The interalveolar septa are typically thickened by fibrous tissue (4).
Fibrosis of the interalveolar septa results in obliteration of the pulmonary capillary bed secondarily diminishes blood flow to the major pulmonary artery segments, causing the hypoplastic arterial development.
The outcome of CMV infection of the lungs was peribronchial and widespread interstitial fibrosis with thickening and vast deformation of the interalveolar septa.
They are situated in various locations in the lungs, including beneath the basement membrane, in proximity to blood vessels in the submucosa, adjacent to submucosal glands, scattered throughout bronchial smooth muscle, in the interalveolar septa and in the bronchial lumen.
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