A scanning electron microscopic study of the air and blood capillaries of the lung of the domestic fowl (Gallus domesticus)
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.
CitationExperientia 15. 5. 1982, Volume 38, Issue 5, pp 614-616
Birkhäuser-VerlagDepartment of Veterinary Anatomy, University of Liverpool