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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0227651

NCI Thesaurus Code: C13159  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Cell

NCIt Definition: Cell found within the glomerular lobules of mammalian kidney. Mesangial cells serve as structural supports, may regulate blood flow, are phagocytic and may act as accessory cells, presenting antigen in immune responses.

MSH Definition: Smooth muscle-like cells adhering to the wall of the small blood vessels of the KIDNEY at the glomerulus and along the vascular pole of the glomerulus in the JUXTAGLOMERULAR APPARATUS. They are myofibroblasts with contractile and phagocytic properties. These cells and their MESANGIAL EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX constitute the GLOMERULAR MESANGIUM.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Cell, Kidney Mesangial
Cell, Mesangial
Cell, Renal Mesangial
Cells, Kidney Mesangial
Cells, Mesangial
Cells, Renal Mesangial
Glomerular mesangial cell
Kidney Mesangial Cells
Kidney Mesangial Cell
Mesangial cell (cell)
Mesangial cell of glomerulus
Mesangial Cell, Kidney
Mesangial Cell, Renal
Mesangial Cells, Kidney
Mesangial Cells, Renal
Mesangial Cells
mesangial cell
Renal Mesangial Cells
Renal Mesangial Cell

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C13159 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AQL CH CL CY DE EN IM ME MI PA PH PS RE SE TR UL VI MSH
AUTHORITY Bloom & Fawcett 94:733 FMA
AUTHORITY Bloom and Fawcett 1994, p.733 FMA
AUTHORITY NCI FMA
AUTHORITY Stedman's Electronic Medical Dictionary FMA
AUTHORITY Unified Medical Language System FMA
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CHARACTERISTIC_TYPE_ID 900000000000227009 SNOMEDCT_US
CTV3ID XUA9D SNOMEDCT_US
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 1681-3921 CSP
DX 20060101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
HN 2006 MSH
MDA 20050630 MSH
MMR 20060705 MSH
MN A05.810.453.324.359.620 MSH
MN A05.810.453.736.520.620 MSH
MN A11.329.228.950 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
PM 2006 MSH
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XUA9D SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
TERMUI T619145 MSH
TERMUI T619146 MSH
TERMUI T619147 MSH
TH NLM (2006) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US
UWT Cell UWDA

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