"Mucociliary Clearance" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A non-specific host defense mechanism that removes MUCUS and other material from the LUNGS by ciliary and secretory activity of the tracheobronchial submucosal glands. It is measured in vivo as mucus transfer, ciliary beat frequency, and clearance of radioactive tracers.
- Mucociliary Clearance
- Clearance, Mucociliary
- Clearances, Mucociliary
- Mucociliary Clearances
- Mucociliary Transport
- Mucociliary Transports
- Transport, Mucociliary
- Transports, Mucociliary
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