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Intestinal Mucosa MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Intestinal Mucosa
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.124.369
A10.615.550.444
Unique ID
D007413
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007413
Annotation
/cytol: consider also specific cell types available in MeSH; for entry term INTESTINAL EPITHELIUM, do not routinely coordinate with EPITHELIUM unless it is specifically discussed
Scope Note
Lining of the INTESTINES, consisting of an inner EPITHELIUM, a middle LAMINA PROPRIA, and an outer MUSCULARIS MUCOSAE. In the SMALL INTESTINE, the mucosa is characterized by a series of folds and abundance of absorptive cells (ENTEROCYTES) with MICROVILLI.
Entry Term(s)
Intestinal Epithelium
Intestinal Glands
See Also
Intestinal Secretions
Public MeSH Note
67
History Note
67(65)
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Intestinal Mucosa Preferred
Intestinal Glands Narrower
Intestinal Epithelium Narrower
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