This page is dedicated to compiling Step 1 study notes for the topic of pulmonary cell types. This page is likely disorganized as it was made in haste.
TYPE II PNEUMOCYTES
Appearance: epithelial cells that are cuboidal in shape and are clustered.. Electron dense lamellar bodies (seen on electron microscopy)
Function: produce surfactant
Other: proliferate during injury.
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