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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0005767

NCI Thesaurus Code: C12434  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Tissue

NCIt Definition: A liquid tissue; its major function is to transport oxygen throughout the body. It also supplies the tissues with nutrients, removes waste products, and contains various components of the immune system defending the body against infection. Several hormones also travel in the blood.

RADLEX Definition: The body fluid that circulates in the vascular system (blood vessels). Whole blood includes plasma and blood cells. [MeSH]

MEDLINEPLUS Definition: 

Your blood is living tissue made up of liquid and solids. The liquid part, called plasma, is made of water, salts, and protein. Over half of your blood is plasma. The solid part of your blood contains red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.

Red blood cells deliver oxygen from your lungs to your tissues and organs. White blood cells fight infection and are part of your body's defense system. Platelets help blood to clot when you have a cut or wound. Bone marrow, the spongy material inside your bones, makes new blood cells. Blood cells constantly die and your body makes new ones. Red blood cells live about 120 days, and platelets live about 6 days. Some white blood cells live less than a day, but others live much longer.

Problems with your blood may include bleeding disorders, excessive clotting and platelet disorders. If you lose too much blood, you may need a transfusion.

FMA Definition: Portion of body substance which has as its parts plasma and blood cells.

CDISC Definition: A liquid tissue with the primary function of transporting oxygen and carbon dioxide. It supplies the tissues with nutrients, removes waste products, and contains various components of the immune system defending the body against infection.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A tissue with red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and other substances suspended in fluid called plasma. Blood takes oxygen and nutrients to the tissues, and carries away wastes.

CSP Definition: fluid that circulates through the heart, arteries, capillaries and veins, carrying nutriment and oxygen to and waste from the body cells; it consists of plasma, containing microscopically visible formed elements of the blood; erythrocytes; leukocytes; and blood platelets.

MSH Definition: The body fluid that circulates in the vascular system (BLOOD VESSELS). Whole blood includes PLASMA and BLOOD CELLS.

UWDA Definition: Body substance which consists of plasma and blood cells

MGED Definition: A biomaterial obtained as fluid consisting of plasma, blood cells and platelets.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Blood (substance)
blood
Blut
Haema
Peripheral Blood
Portion of blood
Reticuloendothelial System, Blood
Sanguis
Whole Blood

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C12434 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN general only as a substance: prefer / blood with higher animals, substances & diseases: Manual 19.7+, 19.8.10; not for hemodynamics: Manual 23.28, 23.29; reinfusion = BLOOD TRANSFUSION, AUTOLOGOUS; venous blood: coordinate BLOOD + VEINS or specific vein but do not index here for routine blood samples; arterial blood: coordinate BLOOD + ARTERIES or specific artery but only if the arterial aspect is significant; "blood picture" = probably BLOOD CELLS or BLOOD CELL COUNT; "blood clot": physiol clot or clotting = BLOOD COAGULATION, pathologic clot or clotting = THROMBOSIS or EMBOLISM MSH
AQL DE DG IM ME MI PS RE VI MSH
AUTHORITY Gray's 99:1400 FMA
AUTHORITY Rosse MD FMA
AUTHORITY Terminologia Anatomica 1998 FMA
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
Contributing_Source CDISC NCI
Contributing_Source CTRP NCI
CTV3ID X79cn SNOMEDCT_US
CX consider also terms at HEM- MSH
DATE_CREATED 07/17/2012 MEDLINEPLUS
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Jul 30 1996 2:20:16:643PM FMA
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DEPRECATION_IN_VERSION 1.1.9 MGED
DEPRECATION_OLD_PARENT BioSourceType MGED
DEPRECATION_REASON deleted_term MGED
DEPRECATION_REPLACEMENT_TERM BioSourceType MGED
DID 0432-0354 CSP
DX 19660101 MSH
EC analysis:Blood Chemical Analysis MSH
EC chemistry:Blood Chemical Analysis MSH
EC cytology:Blood Cells MSH
EC enzymology:Enzymes/blood MSH
EC physiology:Blood Physiological Phenomena MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
EXTERNALLY_DEFINED N LNC
FX D006410 MSH
FX D009780 MSH
LANGUAGE Latin FMA
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 20080710 MSH
MN A12.207.152 MSH
MN A15.145 MSH
MP_HEALTH_TOPIC_URL https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/blood.html MEDLINEPLUS
MP_OTHER_LANGUAGE_URL Somali https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/languages/blood.html#Somali MEDLINEPLUS
MP_OTHER_LANGUAGE_URL Spanish https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/blood.html MEDLINEPLUS
MP_PRIMARY_INSTITUTE_URL National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ MEDLINEPLUS
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~X79cn SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
TA_ID A12.0.00.009 FMA
TERM_LEVEL 4 ICDO
TERMUI T005141 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TRANSLATION French: Sang FMA
TRANSLATION German: Blut FMA
TRANSLATION Spanish: Sangre FMA
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US
UWT Body Substance UWDA

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