mucociliary clearance rate

mucociliary clearance rate

velocity of movement of the mucus blanket over respiratory epithelium, usually expressed in mm/hour.

mu·co·cil·i·ar·y clear·ance rate

(myū'kō-sil'ē-ar-ē klēr'ans rāt)
Velocity of movement of the mucus blanket over respiratory epithelium, usually expressed in mm/hr.
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In this small study, we failed to show an effect of subjective nasal symptom scores, the NCI, the mucociliary clearance rate, ETF, and allergic rhinitis on the integrity of grafts after myringoplasty.
which showed increased mucociliary clearance rate at least by two folds in 13 patients with chronic sinusitis, 11 of who had complete disappearance of pus.
Mean nasal mucociliary clearance rates and nasal and oral pH levels in diabetic patients and nondiabetic controls Diabetic Nondiabetic Patients Controls (n=32) (n=10) NMC (mm/min) 5.17 [plus or minus] 1.98 [*] 7.19 [plus or minus] 2.30 [*] Nasal pH 7.06 [plus or minus] 0.51 7.10 [plus or minus] 0.51 Oral pH 5.42 [plus or minus] 0.55 [*] 6.45 [plus or minus] 0.55 [*] (*.)Statistically significant difference between diabetic patients and controls (p [Less than] 0.05).