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Serous Membrane MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Serous Membrane
Tree Number(s)
A10.615.789
Unique ID
D012704
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012704
Annotation
general: prefer specific membrane; inflammation = SEROSITIS
Scope Note
A thin lining of closed cavities of the body, consisting of a single layer of squamous epithelial cells (MESOTHELIUM) resting on a thin layer of CONNECTIVE TISSUE, and covered with secreted clear fluid from blood and lymph vessels. Major serous membranes in the body include PERICARDIUM; PERITONEUM; and PLEURA.
Entry Term(s)
Serosa
Serous Membranes
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Serous Membrane Preferred
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