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Descriptor English: Mucociliary Clearance
Descriptor Spanish: Depuración Mucociliar
Descriptor Portuguese: Depuração Mucociliar
Descriptor French: Clairance mucociliaire
Entry term(s): Clearance, Mucociliary
Clearances, Mucociliary
Mucociliary Clearances
Mucociliary Transport
Mucociliary Transports
Transport, Mucociliary
Transports, Mucociliary
Tree number(s): E01.370.386.520
G09.772.555
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009079
Scope note: A non-specific host defense mechanism that removes MUCUS and other material from the LUNGS by ciliary and secretory activity of the tracheobronchial submucosal glands. It is measured in vivo as mucus transfer, ciliary beat frequency, and clearance of radioactive tracers.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Biological Transport (1975-1987)
Cilia (1966-1987)
Mucus (1966-1987)
specific respiratory organ/tissue (1966-1987)
Public MeSH Note: 88
History Note: 88
DeCS ID: 28211
Unique ID: D009079
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Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/03/25
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Mucociliary Clearance - Preferred
Concept UI M0014161
Scope note A non-specific host defense mechanism that removes MUCUS and other material from the LUNGS by ciliary and secretory activity of the tracheobronchial submucosal glands. It is measured in vivo as mucus transfer, ciliary beat frequency, and clearance of radioactive tracers.
Preferred term Mucociliary Clearance
Entry term(s) Clearance, Mucociliary
Clearances, Mucociliary
Mucociliary Clearances
Mucociliary Transport
Mucociliary Transports
Transport, Mucociliary
Transports, Mucociliary



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