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a thin outer covering of an object

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More than 50 conditions can result in injury to the alveolar-capillary membrane and lead to ARDS, with sepsis being the most frequent cause (Gordon & Ennis, 2017; Mayo Clinic, 2017).
Reduced alveolar-capillary membrane diffusing capacity in chronic heart failure.
Further, loss of integrity of alveolar-capillary membrane and infiltration of inflammatory cells in the lungs suggest inflammation.
In summary, we found that, as an increasing bile acid in the maternal blood, the morphology of fetal lung tissue and alveolar-capillary membrane are disposed to be damaged.
They all produce acute inflammation of the alveolar-capillary membrane despite a site other than the lungs being the primary location of injury.
Thickness of the alveolar-capillary membrane: This membrane separates the air in the alveoli from the blood in the pulmonary capillaries.
Because the soluble fraction of the particles may better penetrate the alveolar-capillary membrane and be in contact with the pulmonary vessels than the whole particles when inhaled, we determined whether the soluble fraction of UPs could activate ERK1/2 and p38 MAPK.
The increased surface area will amplify the gas liquid interphase at the alveolar-capillary membrane and theoretically the gasses should be able to follow naturally occurring pressure gradients with greater efficacy.