They guard the throat and protect against upper respiratory tract infections.
What does URT stand for?
URT stands for Upper Respiratory Tract
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We have 30 other meanings of URT in our Acronym Attic
- Uncertainty Reduction Theory (communicative behavior theory)
- Undergraduate Remote-Pilot Training (Air Force Unmanned Aerial Systems)
- Underwater Recovery Team
- Unified Rear Triangle (mountain bike suspension)
- Uniform Rate of Tax
- Unit Recruit Training
- Universal Remote Terminal
- Universal Running Tool (subsea drilling)
- Unreadable ID Tag
- Unreal Tournament (gaming)
- Upset Recovery Training (aviation course)
- Uranium de Retraitement (French: Uranium Reprocessing)
- Urban Rail Transit
- Urban Terror (computer game)
- User Registration Tool
- User Requirements Table
- User Revalidation Tool (IBM Corp.)
- Union of Road Transport Associations
- University/Resident Theatre Association (New York, NY)
- Utah Rural Telecom Association
Samples in periodicals archive:
Imran has an upper respiratory tract infection told cricinfo.
Washington, June 20 (ANI): A new research has suggested that oral bacteria can offer probiotic potential against upper respiratory tract infections.
May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Montana Center for Work Physiology and Exercise Metabolism (Montana WPEM) will present a human clinical study at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, showing that wildland firefighters who consumed a yeast based (beta glucan) antioxidant supplement, Wellmune WPG(R), had far fewer -- 23 percent -- upper respiratory tract infections, compared to a similar group of firefighters taking a placebo.
In a study published in the journal Phytomedicine in 2002, researchers in Armenia looked at the effects of Kan Jang in 95 individuals with upper respiratory tract infections versus a placebo control of 90 people.
For upper respiratory tract infections, internists and emergency physicians favored macrolides, in about 40% and 51% of prescriptions, respectively.
Particles of [greater than or equal to] 6-[micro]m diameter are trapped increasingly in the upper respiratory tract (12); no substantial deposition in the lower respiratory tract occurs at [greater than or equal to] 20 [micro]m (11,12).
Both Haemophilus influenzae and Streptococcus pneumoniae can establish residence in the upper respiratory tract either separately or together.