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Descriptor in English: Adventitia
Descriptor in Spanish: Adventicia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Túnica Adventícia
Descriptor in French: Adventice
Entry term(s): Adventitia, Tunica
Adventitial Tissue
Adventitial Tissues
Adventitious Tissue
Adventitious Tissues
Tissue, Adventitial
Tissue, Adventitious
Tissues, Adventitial
Tissues, Adventitious
Tunica Adventitia
Tunica Externa
Tree number(s): A07.015.057
A10.165.189
Scope note: The outermost covering of organs, blood vessels, and other such structures in the body.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
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
History Note: 2013; use CONNECTIVE TISSUE 2005-2012
DeCS UI: 54866
Descriptor UI: D063194
Date Established: 2013/01/01
Date of Entry: 2012/07/03
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Adventitia - Preferred
Concept UI M0456567
Scope note The outermost covering of organs, blood vessels, and other such structures in the body.
Preferred term Adventitia
Entry term(s) Adventitia, Tunica
Tunica Adventitia
Tunica Externa
Adventitial Tissue - Narrower
Concept UI M0456565
Preferred term Adventitial Tissue
Entry term(s) Adventitial Tissues
Adventitious Tissue
Adventitious Tissues
Tissue, Adventitial
Tissue, Adventitious
Tissues, Adventitial
Tissues, Adventitious



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