Example sentences for: alveolar

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  • Alteration in the alveolar-capillary barrier could also promote leakage of contrast material into the interstitial and alveolar spaces, with a consequent increase in extravascular lung water.

  • The angiogenesis in non-small-cell lung carcinomas in patients shows four different patterns of vascularisation: basal, diffuse, papillary and alveolar [ 29 ] . The basal and the diffuse are the most frequent patterns found in squamous carcinomas and adenocarcinomas respectively.

  • These patients all carried clinical histopathological diagnoses of rhabdomyosarcoma (embryonal or alveolar type), and showed immunostaining positivity for myogenin, a specific skeletal muscle marker.

  • Surfactant, a lipoprotein comprised of phospholipids (~80%), cholesterol (~10%), and proteins (~10%), functions to reduce surface tension and prevents alveolar collapse at end expiration [ 4 ] . The surfactant-associated proteins (SP) A, B, C and D, which are required for proper surfactant function, are developmentally and hormonally regulated [ 4 ] . We, and others, have shown that the SP-A levels in the amniotic fluid of diabetic mothers are significantly decreased [ 1 ] . Low SP-A levels in amniotic fluid have been correlated with an increased incidence of neonatal RDS [ 5 ] . Our previous studies have shown that insulin down-regulates SP-A mRNA and protein levels in human lung epithelial cells in a concentration and time-dependent manner via an inhibition of gene transcription [ 6 7 ] .

  • What I found was that the syllabics occurred only when the preceding sound was a dental or alveolar (d or t); when it was a velar (k or g), there was enough time for a speaker to release a sound which was more like a full schwa than a syllabic.


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