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Descriptor in English: Respiratory Mucosa
Descriptor in Spanish: Mucosa Respiratoria
Descriptor in Portuguese: Mucosa Respiratória
Descriptor in French: Muqueuse respiratoire
Entry term(s): Epithelium, Respiratory
Mucosa, Respiratory
Respiratory Epithelium
Tree number(s): A04.760
A10.615.550.760
Scope note: The mucous membrane lining the RESPIRATORY TRACT, including the NASAL CAVITY; the LARYNX; the TRACHEA; and the BRONCHI tree. The respiratory mucosa consists of various types of epithelial cells ranging from ciliated columnar to simple squamous, mucous GOBLET CELLS, and glands containing both mucous and serous cells.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
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
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2000
DeCS UI: 34042
Descriptor UI: D020545
Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/05
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Respiratory Mucosa - Preferred
Concept UI M0328056
Scope note The mucous membrane lining the RESPIRATORY TRACT, including the NASAL CAVITY; the LARYNX; the TRACHEA; and the BRONCHI tree. The respiratory mucosa consists of various types of epithelial cells ranging from ciliated columnar to simple squamous, mucous GOBLET CELLS, and glands containing both mucous and serous cells.
Preferred term Respiratory Mucosa
Entry term(s) Mucosa, Respiratory
Respiratory Epithelium - Narrower
Concept UI M0331502
Preferred term Respiratory Epithelium
Entry term(s) Epithelium, Respiratory



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