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Blood MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Blood
Tree Number(s)
A12.207.152
A15.145
Unique ID
D001769
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001769
Annotation
general only as a substance: prefer / blood with higher animals, substances & diseases: Manual 19.7+, 19.8.10; not for hemodynamics: Manual 23.28, 23.29; reinfusion = BLOOD TRANSFUSION, AUTOLOGOUS; venous blood: coordinate BLOOD + VEINS or specific vein but do not index here for routine blood samples; arterial blood: coordinate BLOOD + ARTERIES or specific artery but only if the arterial aspect is significant; "blood picture" = probably BLOOD CELLS or BLOOD CELL COUNT; "blood clot": physiol clot or clotting = BLOOD COAGULATION, pathologic clot or clotting = THROMBOSIS or EMBOLISM
Scope Note
The body fluid that circulates in the vascular system (BLOOD VESSELS). Whole blood includes PLASMA and BLOOD CELLS.
See Also
Hematopoiesis
Occult Blood
Consider Also
consider also terms at HEM-
Entry Combination
analysis:Blood Chemical Analysis
chemistry:Blood Chemical Analysis
cytology:Blood Cells
enzymology:Enzymes /blood
physiology:Blood Physiological Phenomena
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Blood Preferred
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