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A 40-year-old woman who had pneumonia due to ...

Surfactant

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submitted by haliburton(74),

FA 2017: Secrete surfactant from lamellar bodies. Also serve as precursors to type I cells and other type II cells. Proliferate during lung damage.


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submitted by temmy(22),
Type 2 pneumocytes produce stem cells and surfactant.