Descriptor in English: Arteries
Descriptor in Spanish: Arterias
Descriptor in Portuguese: Artérias
Descriptor in French: Artères
Entry term(s): Artery
Tree number(s): A07.015.114
Scope note: The vessels carrying blood away from the heart.
Annotation: general or unspecified or as a coordinate to indicate a specific artery (e.g. pancreatic artery = PANCREAS / blood supply + ARTERIES); / surg: consider also ENDARTERECTOMY; inflammation = ARTERITIS; arterial blood = BLOOD + ARTERIES or specific artery
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Angiography MeSH
Endarterectomy MeSH
DeCS UI: 1164
Descriptor UI: D001158
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Arteries - Preferred
Concept UI M0001731
Scope note The vessels carrying blood away from the heart.
Preferred term Arteries
Entry term(s) Artery

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