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Pulmonary Diffusing Capacity MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pulmonary Diffusing Capacity
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.386.700.650.650
G09.772.600
Unique ID
D011653
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011653
Scope Note
The amount of a gas taken up, by the pulmonary capillary blood from the alveolar gas, per minute per unit of average pressure of the gradient of the gas across the BLOOD-AIR BARRIER.
Entry Version
PULM DIFFUSING CAPAC
Entry Term(s)
Capacity, Pulmonary Diffusing
Diffusing Capacity, Pulmonary
NLM Classification #
WF 141
Previous Indexing
Diffusion (1968-1970)
Respiration (1966-1970)
Respiratory Function Tests (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
72
History Note
72(71)
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Pulmonary Diffusing Capacity Preferred
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