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Respiration MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Respiration
Tree Number(s)
G09.772.705
Unique ID
D012119
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012119
Annotation
lung only: does not refer to tissue respiration (= probably OXYGEN CONSUMPTION); CELL RESPIRATION is also available
Scope Note
The act of breathing with the LUNGS, consisting of INHALATION, or the taking into the lungs of the ambient air, and of EXHALATION, or the expelling of the modified air which contains more CARBON DIOXIDE than the air taken in (Blakiston's Gould Medical Dictionary, 4th ed.). This does not include tissue respiration (= OXYGEN CONSUMPTION) or cell respiration (= CELL RESPIRATION).
Entry Term(s)
Breathing
See Also
Apnea
Breath Tests
Breathing Exercises
Cell Respiration
Dyspnea
Mouth Breathing
Oxygen Consumption
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Respiration Preferred
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