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Descriptor English: Nephrons
Descriptor Spanish: Nefronas
Descriptor Portuguese: Néfrons
Descriptor French: Néphrons
Entry term(s): Nephron
Tree number(s): A05.810.453.736
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009399
Scope note: The functional units of the kidney, consisting of the glomerulus and the attached tubule.
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
Previous Indexing: Kidney (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 79; was see under KIDNEY 1975-78
History Note: 79(73); was see under KIDNEY 1975-78
DeCS ID: 9592
Unique ID: D009399
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1991/01/07
Nephrons - Preferred
Concept UI M0014633
Scope note The functional units of the kidney, consisting of the glomerulus and the attached tubule.
Preferred term Nephrons
Entry term(s) Nephron



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