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Descriptor English: Bronchioles
Descriptor Spanish: Bronquiolos
Descriptor Portuguese: Bronquíolos
Descriptor French: Bronchioles
Entry term(s): Bronchiole
Bronchiole, Respiratory
Bronchiole, Terminal
Bronchioles, Respiratory
Bronchioles, Terminal
Respiratory Bronchiole
Respiratory Bronchioles
Terminal Bronchiole
Terminal Bronchioles
Tree number(s): A04.411.125.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055745
Scope note: The small airways branching off the TERTIARY BRONCHI. Terminal bronchioles lead into several orders of respiratory bronchioles which in turn lead into alveolar ducts and then into PULMONARY ALVEOLI.
Annotation: inflammation = BRONCHIOLITIS or specifics
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: Bronchi (1963-2008)
Public MeSH Note: 2009; see BRONCHI 1984-2008
History Note: 2009; use BRONCHI 1984-2008
DeCS ID: 52970
Unique ID: D055745
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2016/06/01
Bronchioles - Preferred
Concept UI M0002961
Scope note The small airways branching off the TERTIARY BRONCHI. Terminal bronchioles lead into several orders of respiratory bronchioles which in turn lead into alveolar ducts and then into PULMONARY ALVEOLI.
Preferred term Bronchioles
Entry term(s) Bronchiole
Respiratory Bronchioles - Narrower
Concept UI M0519952
Preferred term Respiratory Bronchioles
Entry term(s) Bronchiole, Respiratory
Bronchioles, Respiratory
Respiratory Bronchiole
Terminal Bronchioles - Narrower
Concept UI M0519951
Preferred term Terminal Bronchioles
Entry term(s) Bronchiole, Terminal
Bronchioles, Terminal
Terminal Bronchiole



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