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Respiratory Mucosa

The mucous membrane lining the RESPIRATORY TRACT, including the NASAL CAVITY; the LARYNX; the TRACHEA; and the BRONCHI tree. The respiratory mucosa consists of various types of epithelial cells ranging from ciliated columnar to simple squamous, mucous GOBLET CELLS, and glands containing both mucous and serous cells.

Year introduced: 2000

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Tree Number(s): A04.760, A10.615.550.760

MeSH Unique ID: D020545

Entry Terms:

  • Mucosa, Respiratory
  • Respiratory Epithelium
  • Epithelium, Respiratory

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