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Epicardial Adipose Tissue MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Epicardial Adipose Tissue
Tree Number(s)
A10.165.114.915
Unique ID
D000095543
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000095543
Scope Note
A fat deposit localized between the MYOCARDIUM and the visceral layer of the serous PERICARDIUM. Epicardial adipose tissue is a risk factor for various CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES.
Entry Term(s)
Epicardial Adipocytes
Epicardial Fat
Epicardial Fat Tissue
Epicardial Visceral Adipose Tissue
Intra-Pericardial Adipose Tissue
Intrapericardial Adipose Tissue
Intrapericardial Fat
Intrapericardial Fat Tissue
Pericoronary Adipose Tissue
Pericoronary Fat
Pericoronary Fat Tissue
Previous Indexing
Adipose Tissue (2003-2023)
Pericardium (2003-2023)
Public MeSH Note
2024
History Note
2024
Date Established
2024/01/01
Date of Entry
2023/07/26
Revision Date
2023/02/26
Epicardial Adipose Tissue Preferred
Pericoronary Adipose Tissue Related
Intrapericardial Adipose Tissue Broader
Epicardial Adipocytes Related
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