Descriptor English: Veins
Descriptor Spanish: Venas
Descriptor venas
Scope note: Vasos que transportan la sangre desde los LECHOS CAPILARES.
Descriptor Portuguese: Veias
Descriptor French: Veines
Entry term(s): Vein
Tree number(s): A07.015.908
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The vessels carrying blood away from the CAPILLARY BEDS.
Annotation: general or unspecified or as a coordinate to indicate a specific vein (e.g. pancreatic vein = PANCREAS / blood supply + VEINS); venous blood = BLOOD + VEINS or specific vein but do not index here for routine venous blood samples; inflammation = PHLEBITIS
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
Consider Also: consider also terms at PHLEB-
Related: Phlebography MeSH
DeCS ID: 15080
Unique ID: D014680
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Veins - Preferred
Concept UI M0022581
Scope note The vessels carrying blood away from the CAPILLARY BEDS.
Preferred term Veins
Entry term(s) Vein

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