The epithelial layer of the lung. [ MP:0006382 ]

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Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim

definition

The epithelial layer of the lung.

has exact synonym

lung epithelial tissue

epithelium of lung

epithelial tissue of lung

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]