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Lungs Histology lung question

The cell responsible for the production and secretion of surfactant is:

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A) A
B) B
C) C
D) D
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It is D..(Type 2 cells)
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i think its B ..BUT THE DIAGRAM IS NOT SO CLEAR
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Answer: D Pneumocyte type 2
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D!!!

B) looks like a simple squamous cells = type I pneumocyte
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Question Type II Pneumocyte

It is D.

I think it is D, Cuz it contain tiny vacuole (Surfactant).
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Answers is D - Type 2 Pneumocytes are cuboidal in shape
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my best guess D
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Correct Answer correct answer

Yup, letter D is a type II pneumocyte

more pictures (Junqueira's Basic Histology, 12th Edition: Text and Atlas)

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And more pictures...
http://www.kumc.edu/instruction/medi...esp/resp15.htm
http://www.kumc.edu/instruction/medi...esp/resp16.htm
http://www.kumc.edu/instruction/medi...esp/resp17.htm
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my best guess D
Guys, .... What is the "A" a machophage?
and what are the "C" with that red nuclei?

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oH, OH.. its ok.. I already read the previous post; junkeira pictures

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Guys, .... What is the "A" a machophage?
and what are the "C" with that red nuclei?
A) macrophage in the alveolar space
C) RBC
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