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Descriptor English: Pulmonary Diffusing Capacity
Descriptor Spanish: Capacidad de Difusión Pulmonar
Descriptor Portuguese: Capacidade de Difusão Pulmonar
Descriptor French: Capacité de diffusion pulmonaire
Entry term(s): Capacity, Pulmonary Diffusing
Diffusing Capacity, Pulmonary
Tree number(s): E01.370.386.700.650.650
G09.772.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011653
Scope note: The amount of a gas taken up, by the pulmonary capillary blood from the alveolar gas, per minute per unit of average pressure of the gradient of the gas across the BLOOD-AIR BARRIER.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
IS instrumentation
MT methods
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
ST standards
Previous Indexing: Diffusion (1968-1970)
Respiration (1966-1970)
Respiratory Function Tests (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72(71)
Entry Version: PULM DIFFUSING CAPAC
DeCS ID: 27779
Unique ID: D011653
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Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Pulmonary Diffusing Capacity - Preferred
Concept UI M0018124
Scope note The amount of a gas taken up, by the pulmonary capillary blood from the alveolar gas, per minute per unit of average pressure of the gradient of the gas across the BLOOD-AIR BARRIER.
Preferred term Pulmonary Diffusing Capacity
Entry term(s) Capacity, Pulmonary Diffusing
Diffusing Capacity, Pulmonary



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