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Liver MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Liver
Tree Number(s)
A03.620
Unique ID
D008099
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008099
Annotation
/ blood supply: consider also LIVER CIRCULATION; / cytol: consider also HEPATOCYTES & KUPFFER CELLS; / surg: consider also HEPATECTOMY & LIVER TRANSPLANTATION; inflammation = HEPATITIS & its specifics; specialty is HEPATOLOGY see GASTROENTEROLOGY; do not confuse "hepatic" with "intrahepatic": "intrahepatic" may refer to BILE DUCTS, INTRAHEPATIC & its diseases
Scope Note
A large lobed glandular organ in the abdomen of vertebrates that is responsible for detoxification, metabolism, synthesis and storage of various substances.
Entry Term(s)
Livers
See Also
Hepatectomy
Consider Also
consider also terms at HEPAT-
Public MeSH Note
/cytology was LIVER CYTOLOGY 1964-65; /enzymology was LIVER ENZYMOLOGY 1964-65; /physiology was LIVER FUNCTION 1964-65
History Note
/cytology was LIVER CYTOLOGY 1964-65; /enzymology was LIVER ENZYMOLOGY 1964-65; /physiology was LIVER FUNCTION 1964-65
Entry Combination
transplantation:Liver Transplantation
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/16
Liver Preferred
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