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Deep breath - Respiratory tissue

Odra Noel

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The lungs are made of lots of very small alveoli, spaces where air and blood exchange gases. A few alveolar macrophages lie waiting, ready to jump into action to destroy foreign bodies and infection at the very port of entry. Cellular level art, paint on silk, digitised.



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