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Descriptor English:   Particulate Matter 
Descriptor Spanish:   Material Particulado 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Material Particulado 
Synonyms English:   Air Pollutants, Particulate
Airborne Particles
Airborne Particulate Matter
Ambient Particulate Matter
Particles, Ultrafine
Particulate Air Pollutants
Particulate Matter, Airborne
Particulate Matter, Ambient
Particulate Matter, Ultrafine
Pollutants, Particulate Air
Suspended Dust
Suspended Particles
Ultrafine Fibers
Ultrafine Particles
Ultrafine Particulate Matter  
Tree Number:   D20.633
Definition English:   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. 
Pharmacological Action:   Air Pollutants
See Related English:   Electrostatic Rain
Particle Removal
Sewers Collectors
Suspended Solids
History Note English:   2007 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification EC economics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UR urine  
Record Number:   52409 
Unique Identifier:   D052638 

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