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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0006901

NCI Thesaurus Code: C32212  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component

NCIt Definition: Tiny blood vessels that connect the arterioles with the venules.

MSH Definition: The minute vessels that connect arterioles and venules.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: The smallest type of blood vessel. A capillary connects an arteriole (small artery) to a venule (small vein) to form a network of blood vessels in almost all parts of the body. The wall of a capillary is thin and leaky, and capillaries are involved in the exchange of fluids and gases between tissues and the blood.

CSP Definition: the minute vessels that connect the arterioles and venules.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Blood capillaries
Blood Capillary
Capillaries
capillarty
Capillary blood vessel (organ)
capillary
Structure of capillary blood vessel (organ) (body structure)
Structure of capillary blood vessel (organ)
Vas capillare

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C32212 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN coordinate with specific organ /blood supply; LYMPHATIC CAPILLARIES is also available MSH
AQL AB AH CH CY DE DG EM EN GD IM IN IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RE SE SU TR UL VI MSH
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CTV3ID XU9Ur SNOMEDCT_US
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 0581-4997 CSP
DX 19660101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
FMAID 63194 RADLEX
FX D002197 MSH
ICD-O-3_CODE C49.9 SNOMEDCT_US
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 20160613 MSH
MN A07.231.461.165 MSH
SOS One of the tiny blood vessels joining arterioles and venules. AOD
SUBSET_MEMBER 446608001~MAPTARGET~C49.9 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734138000~TARGETCOMPONENT~255416003 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XU9Ur SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TERMUI T006276 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US
UWT Organ Part UWDA

Additional Concept Data:  (none)

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