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Descriptor in English: Capillaries
Descriptor in Spanish: Capilares
Descriptor in Portuguese: Capilares
Descriptor in French: Vaisseaux capillaires
Entry term(s): Bed, Sinusoidal
Beds, Sinusoidal
Capillary
Capillary Bed
Capillary Beds
Sinusoid
Sinusoidal Bed
Sinusoidal Beds
Sinusoids
Tree number(s): A07.015.461.165
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
See also the descriptors: Capillary Action MeSH
DeCS UI: 2227
Descriptor UI: D002196
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
Sinusoid
Sinusoidal Bed
Sinusoids
Capillary Beds - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000616889
Preferred term Capillary Beds
Entry term(s) Capillary Bed



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