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Descriptor English: Particulate Matter
Descriptor Spanish: Material Particulado
Descriptor Portuguese: Material Particulado
Descriptor French: Matière particulaire
Entry term(s): Air Pollutants, Particulate
Airborne Particles
Airborne Particulate Matter
Ambient Particulate Matter
Particles, Ultrafine
Particulate Air Pollutants
Particulate Matter, Airborne
Particulate Matter, Ambient
Particulate Matter, Ultrafine
Pollutants, Particulate Air
Suspended Dust
Suspended Particles
Ultrafine Fibers
Ultrafine Particles
Ultrafine Particulate Matter
Tree number(s): D20.633
SP4.041.432.568
SP4.097.093
SP4.102.072.092.693.050.384.070
SP4.112.318
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052638
Scope note: Particles of any solid substance, generally under 30 microns in size, often noted as PM30. There is special concern with PM1 which can get down to PULMONARY ALVEOLI and induce MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION and PHAGOCYTOSIS leading to FOREIGN BODY REACTION and LUNG DISEASES.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Air Pollutants
Previous Indexing: Air Pollutants (1973-2006)
Air Pollution (1965-2006)
Particle Size (1972-2006)
Public MeSH Note: 2007
History Note: 2007
Related: Electrostatic Rain DeCS
Particle Removal DeCS
Sewers Collectors DeCS
Suspended Solids DeCS
DeCS ID: 52409
Unique ID: D052638
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Revision Date: 2019/05/17
Particulate Matter - Preferred
Concept UI M0488311
Scope note Particles of any solid substance, generally under 30 microns in size, often noted as PM30. There is special concern with PM1 which can get down to PULMONARY ALVEOLI and induce MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION and PHAGOCYTOSIS leading to FOREIGN BODY REACTION and LUNG DISEASES.
Preferred term Particulate Matter
Airborne Particulate Matter - Narrower
Concept UI M0488312
Preferred term Airborne Particulate Matter
Entry term(s) Air Pollutants, Particulate
Airborne Particles
Ambient Particulate Matter
Particulate Air Pollutants
Particulate Matter, Airborne
Particulate Matter, Ambient
Pollutants, Particulate Air
Suspended Dust
Suspended Particles
Ultrafine Particulate Matter - Narrower
Concept UI M000648729
Preferred term Ultrafine Particulate Matter
Entry term(s) Particles, Ultrafine
Particulate Matter, Ultrafine
Ultrafine Particles
Ultrafine Fibers - Narrower
Concept UI M000648730
Preferred term Ultrafine Fibers



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