"Blood-Air Barrier" 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.
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.
- Blood-Air Barrier
- Barrier, Blood-Air
- Barriers, Blood-Air
- Blood Air Barrier
- Blood-Air Barriers
- Alveolocapillary Membrane
- Alveolocapillary Membranes
- Membrane, Alveolocapillary
- Membranes, Alveolocapillary
- Air-Blood Barrier
- Air Blood Barrier
- Air-Blood Barriers
- Barrier, Air-Blood
- Barriers, Air-Blood
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