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Descriptor English: Arteriosclerosis
Descriptor Spanish: Arteriosclerosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Arteriosclerose
Descriptor French: Artériosclérose
Entry term(s): Arterioscleroses
Tree number(s): C14.907.137.126
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001161
Scope note: Thickening and loss of elasticity of the walls of ARTERIES of all sizes. There are many forms classified by the types of lesions and arteries involved, such as ATHEROSCLEROSIS with fatty lesions in the ARTERIAL INTIMA of medium and large muscular arteries.
Annotation: general; prefer specifics; do not confuse with ARTERIOLOSCLEROSIS
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 1964
History Note: 1964
Related: Atherectomy MeSH
Diet, Atherogenic MeSH
Embolism, Cholesterol MeSH
DeCS ID: 1166
Unique ID: D001161
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Date Established: 1964/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Arteriosclerosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0001734
Scope note Thickening and loss of elasticity of the walls of ARTERIES of all sizes. There are many forms classified by the types of lesions and arteries involved, such as ATHEROSCLEROSIS with fatty lesions in the ARTERIAL INTIMA of medium and large muscular arteries.
Preferred term Arteriosclerosis
Entry term(s) Arterioscleroses



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