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Descriptor English: Arterioles
Descriptor Spanish: Arteriolas
Descriptor Portuguese: Arteríolas
Descriptor French: Artérioles
Entry term(s): Arteriole
Tree number(s): A07.015.114.060
A07.015.461.080
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001160
Scope note: The smallest divisions of the arteries located between the muscular arteries and the capillaries.
Annotation: IM GEN only; NIM as coord with specific organ /blood supply (IM)
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
Previous Indexing: Arteries (1966-1977)
specific artery
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under ARTERIES 1978-90
History Note: 91(78); was see under ARTERIES 1978-90
DeCS ID: 1165
Unique ID: D001160
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/03/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Arterioles - Preferred
Concept UI M0001733
Scope note The smallest divisions of the arteries located between the muscular arteries and the capillaries.
Preferred term Arterioles
Entry term(s) Arteriole



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