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What is the function of surfactant in the lung?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: Prevent collapse
Surfactant keeps the alveoli open during the expiratory phase of breathing.
It reduces the amount of work needed for breathing.

In brief: Prevent collapse
Surfactant keeps the alveoli open during the expiratory phase of breathing.
It reduces the amount of work needed for breathing.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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