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Descriptor English: Venules
Descriptor Spanish: Vénulas
Descriptor Portuguese: Vênulas
Descriptor French: Veinules
Entry term(s): Venule
Tree number(s): A07.015.461.920
A07.015.908.952
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014699
Scope note: The minute vessels that collect blood from the capillary plexuses and join together to form veins.
Annotation: restrict to blood vessels: not for "lymphatic venules" or "postcapillary venules": see note on LYMPHATIC SYSTEM; 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: Veins (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under VEINS 1975-90; was see under VEINS 1964-74
Online Note: search VEINS 1966-74
History Note: 91(78); was see under VEINS 1975-90; was see under VEINS 1964-74
DeCS ID: 15104
Unique ID: D014699
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
Venules - Preferred
Concept UI M0022604
Scope note The minute vessels that collect blood from the capillary plexuses and join together to form veins.
Preferred term Venules
Entry term(s) Venule



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