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Respiratory Mechanics MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Respiratory Mechanics
Tree Number(s)
G09.772.705.700
Unique ID
D015656
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015656
Scope Note
The physical or mechanical action of the LUNGS; DIAPHRAGM; RIBS; and CHEST WALL during respiration. It includes airflow, lung volume, neural and reflex controls, mechanoreceptors, breathing patterns, etc.
Entry Term(s)
Breathing Mechanics
NLM Classification #
WF 102
Previous Indexing
Respiration (1966-1989)
See Also
Airway Resistance
Lung Compliance
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/16
Revision Date
2016/06/17
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