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Descriptor English: Blood Vessels
Descriptor Spanish: Vasos Sanguíneos
Descriptor Portuguese: Vasos Sanguíneos
Descriptor French: Vaisseaux sanguins
Entry term(s): Blood Vessel
Vessel, Blood
Vessels, Blood
Tree number(s): A07.015
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001808
Scope note: Any of the tubular vessels conveying the blood (arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, and veins).
Annotation: general or unspecified only: prefer specifics and/or ‌/‌blood ‌supply with anatomical terms; permeability = VASCULAR PERMEABILITY see CAPILLARY PERMEABILITY; inflammation = VASCULITIS or its specifics; radiography of blood vessels = ANGIOGRAPHY
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
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Entry Combination: surgery:Vascular Surgical Procedures
Public MeSH Note: /transplantation was BLOOD VESSEL TRANSPLANTATION 1963-65
History Note: /transplantation was BLOOD VESSEL TRANSPLANTATION 1963-65
Consider Also: consider also terms at ANGI-, VASA-, VASC-, and VASO-
Related: Angiography MeSH
Vascular Resistance MeSH
Vascular Surgical Procedures MeSH
Vasomotor System MeSH
DeCS ID: 1836
Unique ID: D001808
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Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Blood Vessels - Preferred
Concept UI M0002726
Scope note Any of the tubular vessels conveying the blood (arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, and veins).
Preferred term Blood Vessels
Entry term(s) Blood Vessel
Vessel, Blood
Vessels, Blood



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