The epithelial layer of the lung. [ ]

Synonyms: lung epithelial tissue epithelium of lung epithelial tissue of lung

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Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim

has related synonym

pulmonary epithelium

id

UBERON:0000115

taxon notes

A pseudostratified epithelium, containing basal cells, stem cells of the airway, submucosal glands and cartilage rings, is limited to the trachea and large lobar airways in the mouse (Morrisey and Hogan, 2010). This more complex epithelium extends to terminal bronchioles in the human[DOI:10.1242/dev.115469]