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surfactant

surfactant is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(sŭr-fak′tănt)

[surf(ace)-act(ive) a(ge)nt]
A surface-active agent that lowers surface tension, e.g., oils and various forms of detergents. Artificial surfactants may be given endotracheally to relieve respiratory distress.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Surfactant." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758025/all/surfactant.
Surfactant. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758025/all/surfactant. Accessed June 15, 2019.
Surfactant. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758025/all/surfactant
Surfactant [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 15]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758025/all/surfactant.
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