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Descriptor English:   Blood 
Descriptor Spanish:   Sangre 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Sangue 
Tree Number:   A12.207.152
Definition English:   The body fluid that circulates in the vascular system (BLOOD VESSELS). Whole blood includes PLASMA and BLOOD CELLS. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general only as a substance: prefer / blood with higher animals, substances & diseases: Manual 19.7+, 19.8.10; not for hemodynamics: Manual 23.28, 23.29; reinfusion = BLOOD TRANSFUSION, AUTOLOGOUS; venous blood: coordinate BLOOD + VEINS or specific vein but do not index here for routine blood samples; arterial blood: coordinate BLOOD + ARTERIES or specific artery but only if the arterial aspect is significant; "blood picture" = probably BLOOD CELLS or BLOOD CELL COUNT; "blood clot": physiol clot or clotting = BLOOD COAGULATION, pathologic clot or clotting = THROMBOSIS or EMBOLISM
Consider also terms at English:   HEM- 
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Blood/analysis use Blood Chemical Analysis
Blood/cytology use Blood Cells
Blood/enzymology use Enzymes/blood
Blood/physiology use Blood Physiological Phenomena
Blood/chemistry use Blood Chemical Analysis
See Related English:   Hematopoiesis
Occult Blood
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
DG diagnostic imaging DE drug effects
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
RE radiation effects VI virology
Record Number:   1794 
Unique Identifier:   D001769 

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