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Descriptor in English: Lung
Descriptor in Spanish: Pulmón
Descriptor in Portuguese: Pulmão
Descriptor in French: Poumon
Entry term(s): Lungs
Tree number(s): A04.411
Scope note: Either of the pair of organs occupying the cavity of the thorax that effect the aeration of the blood.
Annotation: /abnorm: CYSTIC ADENOMATOID MALFORMATION OF LUNG, CONGENITAL is available; /blood supply: consider also PULMONARY CIRCULATION; /surg: consider also PNEUMONECTOMY but PULMONARY SURGICAL PROCEDURES is also available; /transpl = LUNG TRANSPLANTATION or HEART-LUNG TRANSPLANTATION: do not coord with TRANSPLANTATION, HOMOLOGOUS unless particularly discussed; inflammation = PNEUMONIA; collapse of lung = PULMONARY ATELECTASIS
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
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Air Sacs MeSH
Pneumonectomy MeSH
Pulmonary Circulation MeSH
Respiration MeSH
DeCS UI: 8345
Descriptor UI: D008168
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/09
Lung - Preferred
Concept UI M0012740
Scope note Either of the pair of organs occupying the cavity of the thorax that effect the aeration of the blood.
Preferred term Lung
Entry term(s) Lungs



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