Oct '13
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  • Q:

    Pulmonary surfactant lines the surface of the alveoli to decrease the surface tension of the its fluid lining. A deficiency in pulmonary surfactant would most likely have which of the following effects?

     

    A

    Decrease stress on the diaphragm.

    B

    Increase systemic blood pressure.

    C

    Increase oxygenation in the lungs.

    D

    Restrict air flow into the alveoli.




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