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Blood-Air Barrier MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Blood-Air Barrier
Tree Number(s)
A04.411.715.200
A07.020
Unique ID
D015824
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015824
Annotation
coord IM with endogenous substance /‌metab (IM) or exogenous substance /‌pharmacokin (IM)
Scope Note
The barrier between capillary blood and alveolar air comprising the alveolar EPITHELIUM and capillary ENDOTHELIUM with their adherent BASEMENT MEMBRANE and EPITHELIAL CELL cytoplasm. PULMONARY GAS EXCHANGE occurs across this membrane.
Entry Term(s)
Air-Blood Barrier
Alveolocapillary Membrane
Previous Indexing
Capillaries (1969-1989)
Pulmonary Alveoli (1969-1989)
See Also
Capillary Permeability
Pulmonary Gas Exchange
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/09/06
Revision Date
2018/06/30
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