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Descriptor English: Respiration
Descriptor Spanish: Respiración
Descriptor Portuguese: Respiração
Descriptor French: Respiration
Tree number(s): G09.772.705
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012119
Scope note: The act of breathing with the LUNGS, consisting of INHALATION, or the taking into the lungs of the ambient air, and of EXHALATION, or the expelling of the modified air which contains more CARBON DIOXIDE than the air taken in (Blakiston's Gould Medical Dictionary, 4th ed.). This does not include tissue respiration (= OXYGEN CONSUMPTION) or cell respiration (= CELL RESPIRATION).
Annotation: lung only: does not refer to tissue respiration (= probably OXYGEN CONSUMPTION); CELL RESPIRATION is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: DE effets des médicaments et des substances chimiques
ES éthique
GE génétique
IM immunologie
RE effets des radiations
Related: Apnée MeSH
Consommation d'oxygène MeSH
Dyspnée MeSH
Exercices respiratoires MeSH
Respiration cellulaire MeSH
Respiration par la bouche MeSH
Tests d'analyse de l'haleine MeSH
DeCS ID: 12540
Unique ID: D012119
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Respiration - Preferred
Concept UI M0018878
Preferred term Respiration



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