Descriptor English: Appendix
Descriptor Spanish: Apéndice
Descriptor apéndice
Entry term(s) apéndice cecal
apéndice vermiforme
Scope note: Prolongación roma, en forma de gusano, que se extiende desde el ciego. Su longitud varía entre 7 y 15 cm y tiene un diámetro aproximado de 1 cm. (Diccionario Mosby. 5a ed. Madrid: Harcourt España, 2000, p. 101)
Descriptor Portuguese: Apêndice
Descriptor French: Appendice vermiforme
Entry term(s): Appendix, Vermiform
Vermiform Appendix
Tree number(s): A03.556.124.526.209.290
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A worm-like blind tube extension from the CECUM.
Annotation: /surg: probably APPENDECTOMY; diseases: coord IM with CECAL DISEASES (IM); inflammation = APPENDICITIS; "ruptured" or "perforated" appendix: see note under APPENDICITIS
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Related: Appendectomy MeSH
DeCS ID: 1071
Unique ID: D001065
NLM Classification: WI 535
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Appendix - Preferred
Concept UI M0001611
Scope note A worm-like blind tube extension from the CECUM.
Preferred term Appendix
Entry term(s) Appendix, Vermiform
Vermiform Appendix

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