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Descriptor in English: Cardiovascular System
Descriptor in Spanish: Sistema Cardiovascular
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sistema Cardiovascular
Descriptor in French: Système cardiovasculaire
Entry term(s): Cardiovascular Systems
Circulatory System
Circulatory Systems
Tree number(s): A07
Scope note: The HEART and the BLOOD VESSELS by which BLOOD is pumped and circulated through the body.
Annotation: GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics; /abnorm = CARDIOVASCULAR ABNORMALITIES but consider also specific artery or vein with /abnorm; DF: CARDIOVASC SYSTEM
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Blood Circulation MeSH
DeCS UI: 2360
Descriptor UI: D002319
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Cardiovascular System - Preferred
Concept UI M0003475
Scope note The HEART and the BLOOD VESSELS by which BLOOD is pumped and circulated through the body.
Preferred term Cardiovascular System
Entry term(s) Cardiovascular Systems
Circulatory System
Circulatory Systems



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