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Pulmonary Stretch Receptors MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pulmonary Stretch Receptors
Tree Number(s)
A08.675.650.915.750.780
A08.800.950.750.780
A11.671.650.915.750.780
Unique ID
D011661
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011661
Scope Note
Stretch receptors found in the bronchi and bronchioles. Pulmonary stretch receptors are sensors for a reflex which stops inspiration. In humans, the reflex is protective and is probably not activated during normal respiration.
Entry Version
PULM STRETCH RECEPT
Entry Term(s)
Lung Stretch Receptors
Receptors, Pulmonary Stretch
Receptors, Stretch, Lung
Receptors, Stretch, Pulmonary
Stretch Receptors, Lung
Stretch Receptors, Pulmonary
Previous Indexing
Lung/innervation (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under MECHANORECEPTORS 1971-90
History Note
91(71); was see under MECHANORECEPTORS 1971-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Pulmonary Stretch Receptors Preferred
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