Flashcards in Alveolar Cells and Blood Supply to Lungs Deck (8):
Simple squamous epithelium cells for gas exchange and fluid secretion in the lungs are known as what?
The fluid secreted from alveolar cells contains ____________ which reduces the surface tension of the fluid, which reduces the tendency of alveoli to collapse.
Alveolar ______________ remove dust.
Within alveoli, _____________ make reticular and elastic fibres.
What are alveoli are surrounded by?
Gas exchanges happen through simple __________ across the alveolar and capillary walls, which together for the respiratory membrane.
Lungs get oxygen from the air, into the _________.