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Descriptor English: Pulmonary Alveoli
Descriptor Spanish: Alveolos Pulmonares
Descriptor Portuguese: Alvéolos Pulmonares
Descriptor French: Alvéoles pulmonaires
Entry term(s): Alveoli, Pulmonary
Alveolus, Pulmonary
Pulmonary Alveolus
Tree number(s): A04.411.715
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011650
Scope note: Small polyhedral outpouchings along the walls of the alveolar sacs, alveolar ducts and terminal bronchioles through the walls of which gas exchange between alveolar air and pulmonary capillary blood takes place.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 66
History Note: 66(64)
Entry Version: PULM ALVEOLI
DeCS ID: 12087
Unique ID: D011650
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1991/06/28
Pulmonary Alveoli - Preferred
Concept UI M0018121
Scope note Small polyhedral outpouchings along the walls of the alveolar sacs, alveolar ducts and terminal bronchioles through the walls of which gas exchange between alveolar air and pulmonary capillary blood takes place.
Preferred term Pulmonary Alveoli
Entry term(s) Alveoli, Pulmonary
Alveolus, Pulmonary
Pulmonary Alveolus



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