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Loop of Henle MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Loop of Henle
Tree Number(s)
A05.810.453.736.560.610
Unique ID
D008138
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008138
Scope Note
The U-shaped portion of the renal tubule in the KIDNEY MEDULLA, consisting of a descending limb and an ascending limb. It is situated between the PROXIMAL KIDNEY TUBULE and the DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULE.
Entry Term(s)
Ascending Limb of Loop of Henle
Descending Limb of Loop of Henle
Previous Indexing
Kidney Tubules (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under KIDNEY TUBULES 1973-90
History Note
91(73); was see under KIDNEY TUBULES 1973-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Loop of Henle Preferred
Ascending Limb of Loop of Henle Narrower
Descending Limb of Loop of Henle Narrower
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