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* Histo Question-2
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  drbilan - 12/08/06 11:05
 
  All of the following statements about Type II alveolar epithelial cells (pneumocytes) are correct, except:

A. Type II cells manufacture and secrete surfactant.
B. Type II cells are more numerous than Type I cells.
C. Type II cells cover more of the alveolar surface than Type I cells.
D. Type II cells can differentiate into Type I cells.
 
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* Re:Histo Question-2
#582732
  sharky - 12/08/06 11:06
 
  b?  
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* Re:Histo Question-2
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  sharky - 12/08/06 11:08
 
  sorry...cccccccc
tyep1 covers more of alveolar surface
 
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* Re:Histo Question-2
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  paganini - 12/08/06 11:17
 
  definetely is C  
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* Re:Histo Question-2
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  paganini - 12/08/06 11:17
 
  I mean B jaja I wanted to say B
Type II acount only for 3% of the alveolar surface
 
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* Re:Histo Question-2
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  capsule - 12/08/06 11:18
 
  Its
C
 
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* Re:Histo Question-2
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  paganini - 12/08/06 11:18
 
  this is an except question I hate it, I read it again, the answer is C sorry  
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* Re:Histo Question-2
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  drbilan - 12/08/06 11:24
 
  Answer is C.
Type I epithelial cells, although fewer in number, cover more of the alveolar surface because of their long, flat shape.
 
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