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Descriptor English: Air Sacs
Descriptor Spanish: Sacos Aéreos
Descriptor Portuguese: Sacos Aéreos
Descriptor French: Sacs aériens
Entry term(s): Air Bladder
Air Bladders
Air Sac
Bladder, Air
Bladders, Air
Sac, Air
Sacs, Air
Swimbladder
Swimbladders
Tree number(s): A13.048
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000400
Scope note: Thin-walled sacs or spaces which function as a part of the respiratory system in birds, fishes, insects, and mammals.
Annotation: in birds, fish, insects & mammals; sacculitis in veterinary animals: coord IM with RESPIRATORY TRACT DISEASES/vet (IM) or RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS/vet (IM)
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: Birds (1966-1967)
Bronchi (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68; AIR BLADDER was heading 1968-80
Online Note: use AIR SACS to search AIR BLADDER 1968-80
History Note: 68; AIR BLADDER was heading 1968-80
DeCS ID: 403
Unique ID: D000400
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1998/06/10
Air Sacs - Preferred
Concept UI M0000606
Scope note Thin-walled sacs or spaces which function as a part of the respiratory system in birds, fishes, insects, and mammals.
Preferred term Air Sacs
Entry term(s) Air Bladder
Air Bladders
Air Sac
Bladder, Air
Bladders, Air
Sac, Air
Sacs, Air
Swimbladder
Swimbladders



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