"Particulate Matter" 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.
Particles of any solid substance, generally under 30 microns in size, often noted as PM30. There is special concern with PM1 which can get down to PULMONARY ALVEOLI and induce MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION and PHAGOCYTOSIS leading to FOREIGN BODY REACTION and LUNG DISEASES.
|Airborne Particulate Matter
- Airborne Particulate Matter
- Particulate Matter, Airborne
- Air Pollutants, Particulate
- Particulate Air Pollutants
- Pollutants, Particulate Air
- Ambient Particulate Matter
- Particulate Matter, Ambient
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Particulate Matter".
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