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Endothelium, Lymphatic
MeSH HeadingEndothelium, Lymphatic
Tree NumberA10.272.491.332
Tree NumberA15.382.520.301.500
Scope NoteUnbroken 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 TermLymphatic Endothelium
Allowable QualifiersAB AH BS CH CY DE EM EN GD IM IN IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RA RE RI SE SU TR UL US VI
Previous Indexing Endothelium (1973-1987)
Previous Indexing Epithelium (1966-1987)
Previous IndexingLymphatic System or specific (1966-1987)
History Note91(88); was see under ENDOTHELIUM 1988-90
Date of Entry19870508
Unique IDD004729


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Tissues [A10]
   Epithelium [A10.272]
      Endothelium [A10.272.491]
Endothelium, Corneal [A10.272.491.318]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeEndothelium, Lymphatic [A10.272.491.332]
Endothelium, Vascular [A10.272.491.355]  +

 
Hemic and Immune Systems [A15]
   Immune System [A15.382]
      Lymphatic System [A15.382.520]
         Lymphatic Vessels [A15.382.520.301]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeEndothelium, Lymphatic [A15.382.520.301.500]
Thoracic Duct [A15.382.520.301.750]

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