Descriptor English: Capillaries
Descriptor Spanish: Capilares
Descriptor capilares
Entry term(s) lecho capilar
lecho sinusoidal
lechos Sinusoidales
lechos capilares
Scope note: Pequeños vasos que conectan arteriolas y vénulas.
Descriptor Portuguese: Capilares
Descriptor French: Vaisseaux capillaires
Entry term(s): Bed, Sinusoidal
Beds, Sinusoidal
Capillary Bed
Capillary Beds
Sinusoidal Bed
Sinusoidal Beds
Tree number(s): A07.015.461.165
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The minute vessels that connect arterioles and venules.
Annotation: coordinate with specific organ /blood supply; LYMPHATIC CAPILLARIES is also available
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
Related: Capillary Action MeSH
DeCS ID: 2227
Unique ID: D002196
NLM Classification: WG 700
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Capillaries - Preferred
Concept UI M0003289
Scope note The minute vessels that connect arterioles and venules.
Preferred term Capillaries
Entry term(s) Capillary
Sinusoidal Beds - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000616900
Preferred term Sinusoidal Beds
Entry term(s) Bed, Sinusoidal
Beds, Sinusoidal
Sinusoidal Bed
Capillary Beds - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000616889
Preferred term Capillary Beds
Entry term(s) Capillary Bed

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