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Descriptor in English: Epithelium
Descriptor in Spanish: Epitelio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Epitélio
Descriptor in French: Épithélium
Entry term(s): Epithelial Tissue
Epithelial Tissues
Mesothelial Tissue
Mesothelial Tissues
Mesothelium
Tissue, Epithelial
Tissue, Mesothelial
Tissues, Epithelial
Tissues, Mesothelial
Tree number(s): A10.272
Scope note: The layers of EPITHELIAL CELLS which cover the inner and outer surfaces of the cutaneous, mucus, and serous tissues and glands of the body.
Annotation: usually NIM with specific organ IM
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
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
DeCS UI: 4927
Descriptor UI: D004848
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Epithelium - Preferred
Concept UI M0007605
Scope note The layers of EPITHELIAL CELLS which cover the inner and outer surfaces of the cutaneous, mucus, and serous tissues and glands of the body.
Preferred term Epithelium
Entry term(s) Epithelial Tissue
Epithelial Tissues
Tissue, Epithelial
Tissues, Epithelial
Mesothelium - Narrower
Concept UI M0007606
Preferred term Mesothelium
Entry term(s) Mesothelial Tissue
Mesothelial Tissues
Tissue, Mesothelial
Tissues, Mesothelial



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