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Umbilical Arteries

"Umbilical Arteries" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Umbilical Arteries" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Umbilical Arteries" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 30 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2005
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