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Descriptor English: Alveolar Epithelial Cells
Descriptor Spanish: Células Epiteliales Alveolares
Descriptor Portuguese: Células Epiteliais Alveolares
Descriptor French: Pneumocytes
Entry term(s): Alveolar Cell
Alveolar Cells
Alveolar Epithelial Cell
Cell, Alveolar
Cell, Alveolar Epithelial
Cells, Alveolar
Cells, Alveolar Epithelial
Epithelial Cell, Alveolar
Epithelial Cells, Alveolar
Pneumocyte
Pneumocyte, Type 1
Pneumocyte, Type 2
Pneumocyte, Type-I
Pneumocyte, Type-II
Pneumocytes
Pneumocytes, Type 1
Pneumocytes, Type 2
Pneumocytes, Type-I
Pneumocytes, Type-II
Type 1 Pneumocyte
Type 1 Pneumocytes
Type 2 Pneumocyte
Type 2 Pneumocytes
Type I Pneumocytes
Type II Pneumocytes
Type-I Pneumocyte
Type-I Pneumocytes
Type-II Pneumocyte
Type-II Pneumocytes
Tree number(s): A04.411.715.100
A11.436.081
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056809
Scope note: Epithelial cells that line the PULMONARY ALVEOLI.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Lung/cytology (1967-2009)
Public MeSH Note: 2010
History Note: 2010
DeCS ID: 53417
Unique ID: D056809
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Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Revision Date: 2018/07/01
Alveolar Epithelial Cells - Preferred
Concept UI M0529227
Scope note Epithelial cells that line the PULMONARY ALVEOLI.
Preferred term Alveolar Epithelial Cells
Entry term(s) Alveolar Cell
Alveolar Cells
Alveolar Epithelial Cell
Cell, Alveolar
Cell, Alveolar Epithelial
Cells, Alveolar
Cells, Alveolar Epithelial
Epithelial Cell, Alveolar
Epithelial Cells, Alveolar
Pneumocyte
Pneumocytes
Type-II Pneumocytes - Narrower
Concept UI M0529229
Scope note Cuboidal epithelial cells that line the PULMONARY ALVEOLI and produce and secret PULMONARY SURFACTANTS.
Preferred term Type-II Pneumocytes
Entry term(s) Pneumocyte, Type 2
Pneumocyte, Type-II
Pneumocytes, Type 2
Pneumocytes, Type-II
Type 2 Pneumocyte
Type 2 Pneumocytes
Type II Pneumocytes
Type-II Pneumocyte
Type-I Pneumocytes - Narrower
Concept UI M0529228
Scope note Large flat epithelial cells that line the PULMONARY ALVEOLI and are involved in PULMONARY GAS EXCHANGE.
Preferred term Type-I Pneumocytes
Entry term(s) Pneumocyte, Type 1
Pneumocyte, Type-I
Pneumocytes, Type 1
Pneumocytes, Type-I
Type 1 Pneumocyte
Type 1 Pneumocytes
Type I Pneumocytes
Type-I Pneumocyte



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