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Alveoli
...  are important in the pulmonary compliance, the ability of the lungs and the thorax to expand and to keep the alveolar stability. Without the surfactants, the alveoli will collapse at the end of the expiration. In cases of premature delivery, the amount of surfactant produced must be enough prior to the actual childbirth to ensure survival of the newborn. Respiration Respiration occurs in  ...


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