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Chemical Particulate Matter

Name Particulate Matter
Equivalent Terms Airborne Particulate Matter | Air Pollutants, Particulate | Ambient Particulate Matter | Particulate Air Pollutants | Particulate Matter, Airborne | Particulate Matter, Ambient | Pollutants, Particulate Air
Definition 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.
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MeSH® ID D052638
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ChemicalsComplex Mixtures Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Particulate Matter Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references

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Particulate Matter Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
  Coal Ash Has associated genes Has associated diseases
View node Dust Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
  Smog Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
View node Smoke Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references