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Qualifier in English: abnormalities
Qualifier in Spanish: anomalías
Qualifier in Portuguese: anormalidades
Qualifier in French: malformations
Entry term(s): agenesis
anomalies
aplasia
atresia
birth defects
congenital defects
defects
deformities
hypoplasia
malformations
Scope note: Used with organs for congenital defects producing changes in the morphology of the organ. It is used also for abnormalities in animals.
Annotation: subhead only; congenital & structural only: does not include abnormal function ( = /physiopathology or disease heading); includes "deformity", "malformation", "anomalous", includes agenesis, aplasia, atresia, ectopy, hypoplasia, etc.; includes more or less than the normal number of organs (as one ureter, six fingers); see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.1; DF: /abnorm or /AB
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/AB or AB (SH) or SUBS APPLY AB
History Note: 66; used with Category A 1966-74; A1-9 & A13-15 1975-88; A1-9, A13-15 & B2 1989; A1-10, A13-14, A16 & B2 1990 forward
Entry Version: ABNORM
Abbreviation: AB
DeCS UI: 22005
Descriptor UI: Q000002
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1973/12/27
Revision Date: 2015/07/01
abnormalities - Preferred
Concept UI M0030203
Scope note Used with organs for congenital defects producing changes in the morphology of the organ. It is used also for abnormalities in animals.
Preferred term abnormalities
Entry term(s) anomalies
aplasia - Narrower
Concept UI M0030209
Preferred term aplasia
atresia - Narrower
Concept UI M0030210
Preferred term atresia
malformations - Narrower
Concept UI M0030208
Preferred term malformations
defects - Narrower
Concept UI M0030207
Preferred term defects
deformities - Narrower
Concept UI M0030206
Preferred term deformities
hypoplasia - Narrower
Concept UI M0030211
Preferred term hypoplasia
agenesis - Narrower
Concept UI M0030204
Preferred term agenesis
congenital defects - Narrower
Concept UI M0030205
Preferred term congenital defects
Entry term(s) birth defects



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