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Particulate Matter MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Particulate Matter
Tree Number(s)
D20.633
Unique ID
D052638
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052638
Scope Note
Particles of any solid substance, generally under 30 microns in size, often noted as PM30. There is special concern with PM1 which can get down to PULMONARY ALVEOLI and induce MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION and PHAGOCYTOSIS leading to FOREIGN BODY REACTION and LUNG DISEASES.
Entry Term(s)
Air Pollutants, Particulate
Airborne Particulate Matter
Ambient Particulate Matter
Ultrafine Fiber
Ultrafine Fibers
Ultrafine Particle
Ultrafine Particles
Ultrafine Particulate Matter
Pharm Action
Air Pollutants
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Air Pollutants (1973-2006)
Air Pollution (1965-2006)
Particle Size (1972-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Particulate Matter Preferred
Ultrafine Fibers Narrower
Airborne Particulate Matter Narrower
Ultrafine Particulate Matter Narrower
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