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oa South African Medical Journal - Lung surfactant - a natural detergent

Volume 46, Issue 49
  • ISSN : 0256-9574

 

Abstract

The surface tension lowering effect of the alveolar lining enables the lungs to retain air at small volumes, and its absence or inactivation causes respiratory difficulties.

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2016-12-10

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