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Descriptor English: Respiratory Mucosa
Descriptor Spanish: Mucosa Respiratoria
Descriptor mucosa respiratoria
Entry term(s) epitelio respiratorio
Scope note: Mucosa que tapiza las VÍAS RESPIRATORIAS, incluida la CAVIDAD NASAL, la LARINGE, la TRÁQUEA y todo el árbol BRONQUIAL. La mucosa respiratoria consta de diversos tipos de células epiteliales, que comprenden desde células cilíndricas ciliadas hasta simples células escamosas, CÉLULAS CALICIFORMES mucosas y glándulas que contienen células tanto mucosas como serosas.
Descriptor Portuguese: Mucosa Respiratória
Descriptor French: Muqueuse respiratoire
Entry term(s): Epithelium, Respiratory
Mucosa, Respiratory
Respiratory Epithelium
Tree number(s): A04.760
A10.615.550.760
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020545
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
Previous Indexing: Mucous Membrane or specifics (1966-1999)
Respiratory System or specifics (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note: 2000
History Note: 2000
Entry Version: RESP MUCOSA
DeCS ID: 34042
Unique ID: D020545
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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