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Umbilical Arteries MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Umbilical Arteries
Tree Number(s)
A07.015.114.929
A16.378.693.641
Unique ID
D014469
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014469
Scope Note
Specialized arterial vessels in the umbilical cord. They carry waste and deoxygenated blood from the FETUS to the mother via the PLACENTA. In humans, there are usually two umbilical arteries but sometimes one.
NLM Classification #
WG 595.U6
Previous Indexing
Umbilical Cord/BS (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(64)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Umbilical Arteries Preferred
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