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Descriptor English: Tunica Intima
Descriptor Spanish: Túnica Íntima
Descriptor túnica íntima
Entry term(s) túnica íntima de los vasos
íntima arterial
íntima vascular
Scope note: Capa más interna de una arteria o una vena, constituida por una capa de células endoteliales y sostenida por una lámina elástica interna.
Descriptor Portuguese: Túnica Íntima
Descriptor French: Tunique intime
Entry term(s): Arterial Intima
Arterial Intimas
Intima, Arterial
Intima, Vascular
Intima, Venous
Intimas, Arterial
Intimas, Vascular
Intimas, Venous
Tunica Intima Vasorum
Vascular Intima
Vascular Intimas
Venous Intima
Venous Intimas
Tree number(s): A07.015.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017539
Scope note: The innermost layer of an artery or vein, made up of one layer of endothelial cells and supported by an internal elastic lamina.
Annotation: /pathol is more likely than "diseases of the tunica intima"; coordinate IM with specific blood vessel (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: Endothelium, Vascular (1988-1992)
specific blood vessel (1966-1987)
Public MeSH Note: 93
History Note: 93
Related: Neointima MeSH
DeCS ID: 30469
Unique ID: D017539
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1993/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/05/22
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Tunica Intima - Preferred
Concept UI M0026599
Scope note The innermost layer of an artery or vein, made up of one layer of endothelial cells and supported by an internal elastic lamina.
Preferred term Tunica Intima
Entry term(s) Intima, Vascular
Intimas, Vascular
Tunica Intima Vasorum
Vascular Intima
Vascular Intimas
Arterial Intima - Narrower
Concept UI M0026597
Preferred term Arterial Intima
Entry term(s) Arterial Intimas
Intima, Arterial
Intimas, Arterial
Venous Intima - Narrower
Concept UI M0026598
Preferred term Venous Intima
Entry term(s) Intima, Venous
Intimas, Venous
Venous Intimas



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