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Plethysmography, Whole Body MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Plethysmography, Whole Body
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.370.610.805
E01.370.386.700.615
Unique ID
D010993
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010993
Scope Note
Measurement of the volume of gas in the lungs, including that which is trapped in poorly communicating air spaces. It is of particular use in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Entry Version
PLETHYSMOGR WHOLE BODY
Entry Term(s)
Whole Body Plethysmography
Previous Indexing
Plethysmography (1966-1970)
Respiratory Function Tests (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73(71)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Plethysmography, Whole Body Preferred
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