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Endothelium, Lymphatic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Endothelium, Lymphatic
Tree Number(s)
A10.272.491.332
A15.382.520.301.500
Unique ID
D004729
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004729
Scope Note
Unbroken cellular lining (intima) of the lymph vessels (e.g., the high endothelial lymphatic venules). It is more permeable than vascular endothelium, lacking selective absorption and functioning mainly to remove plasma proteins that have filtered through the capillaries into the tissue spaces.
Entry Term(s)
Lymphatic Endothelium
Previous Indexing
Endothelium (1973-1987)
Epithelium (1966-1987)
Lymphatic System or specific (1966-1987)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under ENDOTHELIUM 1988-90
History Note
91(88); was see under ENDOTHELIUM 1988-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1987/05/08
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Endothelium, Lymphatic Preferred
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