mucociliary

mu·co·cil·i·ar·y

(myū'kō-sil'ē-ā'rē),
Related to the interaction of mucus and ciliated epithelium.

mu·co·cil·i·ar·y

(myū'kō-sil'ē-ar-ē)
Pertaining to ciliated columnar epithelium found in the bronchial tree to the level of the terminal bronchioles, and in the uterine tubes.
See: ciliary
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When this mechanism is interfered with and breaks down, it is called Mucociliary dysfunction.
This phenomenon is called "mucociliary dysfunction."
The main aim of functional endoscopic sinus surgery is the removal of disease in the ostiomeatal complex region, thereby restoring the normal mucociliary drainage of the sinuses.
Mucociliary clearance which is the first defense mechanism against M.
Maxilary sinusitis is caused by temporary and/or reversible mucociliary dyskinesia (2), which could be caused by some osteomeatal obstructions, allergy, and among other conditions, as well as abnormal growths, such as nasal septal deviations (NSD), concha bullosa (CB) (3-7).
Fennel - improves efficiency of mucociliary transport and thus alleviate cough caused by cold or lamig
ESS functions to aerate the paranasal sinuses and remove polyps, fungus, and debris that can impede mucociliary clearance, all while attempting to preserve normal mucosal tissue as much as possible.
Particles are <0.5 [micro] mts in diameter, which may pass beyond the mucociliary clearance system and enter the terminal airways and alveoli.[1] It is characterized by granulomatous and fibrotic changes and emphysema in the lungs, and is believed to be caused by chronic stimulation of phagocytic cells such as macrophages and the subsequent release of inflammatory mediators.[2] As most of the workers are uneducated and lack the knowledge about the respiratory impairment caused by these dust and chemicals and also lack of funds and resources by the management people these workers become vulnerable to respiratory impairment and diseases.
Antimicrobial proteins and peptides (AMPs) present in this ASL prevent microbial colonization and infections by displaying direct microbial killing activity or by reducing the availability of important micronutrients.[30],[31] Another host defense mechanism is mediated by secreted gel-forming mucins, present in the ASL as discontinuing floating strands or rafts.[32],[33] These mucins can entrap microorganisms and large particles and are subsequently removed through mucociliary clearance.
'When people smoke, they have difficulty releasing phlegm because the normal mucociliary function of the airways gets damage, so their ability to cough up phlegm is affected,' she explained.
Treatment is aimed at restoring normal mucociliary function and clearance of the sinuses may be undertaken10.