A scanning electron microscopic study of the air and blood capillaries of the lung of the domestic fowl (Gallus domesticus)

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Abstract

Air and blood capillaries of the lung of the domestic fowl constitute the functional gas exchange units. They anastomose profusely and interlace with each other in 3 dimensions. Air capillaries are not blind-ending tubules as has occasionally been suggested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)614-616
Number of pages3
JournalExperientia
Volume38
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry,Genetics and Molecular Biology

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