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Descriptor English: Respiratory System
Descriptor Spanish: Sistema Respiratorio
Descriptor Portuguese: Sistema Respiratório
Descriptor French: Appareil respiratoire
Entry term(s): Respiratory Systems
Respiratory Tract
Respiratory Tracts
System, Respiratory
Systems, Respiratory
Tract, Respiratory
Tracts, Respiratory
Tree number(s): A04
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012137
Scope note: The tubular and cavernous organs and structures, by means of which pulmonary ventilation and gas exchange between ambient air and the blood are brought about.
Annotation: GEN: prefer specifics; /abnorm: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM ABNORMALITIES is available but consider also specific part of resp syst with /abnorm or specific abnorm
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Entry Combination: abnormalities:Respiratory System Abnormalities
physiology:Respiratory Physiological Phenomena
DeCS ID: 12557
Unique ID: D012137
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/10
Respiratory System - Preferred
Concept UI M0018913
Scope note The tubular and cavernous organs and structures, by means of which pulmonary ventilation and gas exchange between ambient air and the blood are brought about.
Preferred term Respiratory System
Entry term(s) Respiratory Systems
System, Respiratory
Systems, Respiratory
Respiratory Tract - Narrower
Concept UI M0018914
Preferred term Respiratory Tract
Entry term(s) Respiratory Tracts
Tract, Respiratory
Tracts, Respiratory



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