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Respiratory Aerosols and Droplets MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Respiratory Aerosols and Droplets
Tree Number(s)
A12.200.617
A12.207.876
Unique ID
D000088343
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000088343
Scope Note
Physiological aerosols and droplets expelled during coughing, sneezing, speaking and exhalation. Depending on the size, aerodynamic distribution or concentration they may play a role in transmission of infectious respiratory diseases.
Entry Term(s)
Exhaled Bio-Aerosols
Exhaled Biological Aerosols
Expiratory Droplet Nuclei
Infectious Aerosols
Respiratory Aerosol
Respiratory Aerosols
Respiratory Droplet
Respiratory Droplets
Respiratory Droplets and Aerosols
Previous Indexing
Aerosols (1966-2021)
Public MeSH Note
2022
History Note
2022
Date Established
2022/01/01
Date of Entry
2021/07/09
Revision Date
2021/07/01
Respiratory Aerosols and Droplets Preferred
Respiratory Aerosols Narrower
Expiratory Droplet Nuclei Narrower
Exhaled Bio-Aerosols Narrower
Infectious Aerosols Narrower
Respiratory Droplets Narrower
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