Pulmonary parenchyma is a term that refers to the parts of the lungs involved in gas transfer. These include the alveoli, interstitium, blood vessels, bronchi and bronchioles. The function of the parenchyma in the lungs ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Pulmonary parenchyma is a term for lung tissue, including bronchioles, interstitium and alveoli, reports The function of the parenchyma in the lungs is to exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide. More » Science Human Anatomy Organs

The lung parenchyma constitutes a network of thin-walled alveoli, which facilitate pulmonary gas exchange, notes the United States National Library of Medicine. This matrix of tiny air sacs encompasses a vast internal su... More » Science Human Anatomy Organs
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