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Pulmonary Alveoli MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pulmonary Alveoli
Tree Number(s)
A04.411.715
Unique ID
D011650
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011650
Scope Note
Small polyhedral outpouchings along the walls of the alveolar sacs, alveolar ducts and terminal bronchioles through the walls of which gas exchange between alveolar air and pulmonary capillary blood takes place.
Entry Version
PULM ALVEOLI
Entry Term(s)
Alveoli, Pulmonary
Alveolus, Pulmonary
Pulmonary Alveolus
NLM Classification #
WF 600
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66(64)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1991/06/28
Pulmonary Alveoli Preferred
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