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Descriptor English: Arteries
Descriptor Spanish: Arterias
Descriptor Portuguese: Artérias
Descriptor French: Artères
Entry term(s): Artery
Tree number(s): A07.015.114
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001158
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
Related: Angiography MeSH
Endarterectomy MeSH
DeCS ID: 1164
Unique ID: D001158
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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