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Extracellular spaceSecretedSurface film

Definition

The film of pulmonary surfactants which cover the alveolar surface of the mammalian lung. These surfactants are composed of 90% phospholipids and 10% proteins.

Category

› Cellular component

Keywords

Surface film

GOi

extracellular space [ GO:0005615 ]
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