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Respiratory Mucosa MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Respiratory Mucosa
Tree Number(s)
A04.760
A10.615.550.760
Unique ID
D020545
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020545
Scope Note
The mucous membrane lining the RESPIRATORY TRACT, including the NASAL CAVITY; the LARYNX; the TRACHEA; and the BRONCHI tree. The respiratory mucosa consists of various types of epithelial cells ranging from ciliated columnar to simple squamous, mucous GOBLET CELLS, and glands containing both mucous and serous cells.
Entry Version
RESP MUCOSA
Entry Term(s)
Respiratory Epithelium
NLM Classification #
WF 101
Previous Indexing
Mucous Membrane or specifics (1966-1999)
Respiratory System or specifics (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/05
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Respiratory Mucosa Preferred
Respiratory Epithelium Narrower
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