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lung goblet cell differentiation +   
lung neuroendocrine cell differentiation  
type II pneumocyte differentiation  
The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires specialized features of a type II pneumocyte. A type II pneumocyte is a surfactant secreting cell that contains abundant cytoplasm containing numerous lipid-rich multilamellar bodies.

Exact Synonyms: great alveolar cell differentiation
Related Synonyms: granular pneumocyte differentiation ;   large alveolar cell differentiation
Definition Sources: GOC:dph, GOC:mtg_lung, ISBN:0721662544

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