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Anti-atelectatic factor

Anti-atelectatic factor (Greek anti-– against; opposite property, action, situation + Greek ateles – incomplete, incomplete + Greek ektasis – expansion; synonyms: surfactant of lungs, pulmonary surfactant) – substance of the phospholipidic nature which regulates surface intention of slime layer of air cells, interfering with their full fall at an exhalation. The anti-atelectatic factor presumably is developed by cells of an alveolar wall (pnevmotsitama).

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