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Descriptor English: Airway Resistance
Descriptor Spanish: Resistencia de las Vías Respiratorias
Descriptor Portuguese: Resistência das Vias Respiratórias
Descriptor French: Résistance des voies aériennes
Entry term(s): Airway Resistances
Resistance, Airway
Resistances, Airway
Tree number(s): E01.370.386.700.050
G09.772.060
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000403
Scope note: Physiologically, the opposition to flow of air caused by the forces of friction. As a part of pulmonary function testing, it is the ratio of driving pressure to the rate of air flow.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Respiration (1966-1970)
Respiratory System/physiology (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 70
History Note: 70
Related: Respiratory Mechanics MeSH
DeCS ID: 27907
Unique ID: D000403
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Date Established: 1970/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Airway Resistance - Preferred
Concept UI M0000612
Scope note Physiologically, the opposition to flow of air caused by the forces of friction. As a part of pulmonary function testing, it is the ratio of driving pressure to the rate of air flow.
Preferred term Airway Resistance
Entry term(s) Airway Resistances
Resistance, Airway
Resistances, Airway



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