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Descriptor English: Microvessels
Descriptor Spanish: Microvasos
Descriptor Portuguese: Microvasos
Descriptor French: Microvaisseaux
Entry term(s): Microvascular Network
Microvascular Networks
Microvasculature
Microvessel
Network, Microvascular
Networks, Microvascular
Tree number(s): A07.015.461
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055806
Scope note: The finer blood vessels of the vasculature that are generally less than 100 microns in internal diameter.
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: Microcirculation (1969-2008)
Public MeSH Note: 2009
History Note: 2009
DeCS ID: 52971
Unique ID: D055806
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2018/07/01
Microvessels - Preferred
Concept UI M0520698
Scope note The finer blood vessels of the vasculature that are generally less than 100 microns in internal diameter.
Preferred term Microvessels
Entry term(s) Microvessel
Microvasculature - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0515997
Preferred term Microvasculature
Entry term(s) Microvascular Network
Microvascular Networks
Network, Microvascular
Networks, Microvascular



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