A substance formed by type II alveolar cells composed of surface-active lipoprotein complex (phospholipoprotein). [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulmonary_surfactant ]

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definition
  • A substance formed by type II alveolar cells composed of surface-active lipoprotein complex (phospholipoprotein).
function notes
  • surfactant
has exact synonym
  • type II pneumocyte secretion
  • lung surfactant
  • alveolar surfactant
id
  • UBERON:0008826