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Pre- and Postnatal Growth of the Human Lung

  • D. G. Fagan
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 6)

Abstract

Much more is known of the pre- and postatal development of the lung in experimental animals than in man. Although the pattern of development in man broadly parallels that of other mammals, there are important interspecies differences which render animal work of very limited use in Histopathology. To identify deviation from the norm, the normal — and range of normal — must be precisely delineated, not “paralleled in general”.

Keywords

Human Lung Lung Development Post Natal Development Lung Growth Terminal Bronchiole 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. G. Fagan
    • 1
  1. 1.Histopathology Department, Queen’s Medical CentreUniversity HospitalNottinghamUK

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