|Descriptor in English:||secondary|
|Descriptor in Spanish:||secundario|
|Descriptor in Portuguese:||secundário|
|Descriptor in French:||secondaire|
|Scope note:||Used with neoplasms to indicate the secondary location to which the neoplastic process has metastasized.
|Annotation:||subhead only; for cancer only; use with organ/neopl precoords & with histol types; use with the secondary organ/neopl precoord & secondary histol type, but not for a primary cancer metastasizing to a secondary site ( = /pathology + NEOPLASM METASTASIS); see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.65, 24.3.1; DF: /second or /SC
|Online Note:||search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/SC or SC (SH) or SUBS APPLY SC
|History Note:||80; used with Category C4 1980 forward
|Date of Entry:||1979/05/24|
secondary - Preferred
|Scope note||Used with neoplasms to indicate the secondary location to which the neoplastic process has metastasized.|
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