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Descriptor English:   Mesentery 
Descriptor Spanish:   Mesenterio 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Mesentério 
Synonyms English:   Mesenteries  
Tree Number:   A01.923.047.025.600.451
Definition English:   A layer of the peritoneum which attaches the abdominal viscera to the ABDOMINAL WALL and conveys their blood vessels and nerves. 
Indexing Annotation English:   avoid /blood supply: prefer MESENTERIC ARTERIES or MESENTERIC VEINS; for mesenteric circulation use SPLANCHNIC CIRCULATION; diseases: coordinate with PERITONEAL DISEASES; neoplasms: coordinate with PERITONEAL NEOPLASMS
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   8820 
Unique Identifier:   D008643 

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