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Descriptor English: Sesamoid Bones
Descriptor Spanish: Huesos Sesamoideos
Descriptor Portuguese: Ossos Sesamoides
Descriptor French: Os sésamoïdes
Entry term(s): Bone, Sesamoid
Bones, Sesamoid
Sesamoid Bone
Tree number(s): A02.835.232.730
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012716
Scope note: Nodular bones which lie within a tendon and slide over another bony surface. The kneecap (see PATELLA) is a sesamoid bone.
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
DeCS ID: 13097
Unique ID: D012716
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Sesamoid Bones - Preferred
Concept UI M0019702
Scope note Nodular bones which lie within a tendon and slide over another bony surface. The kneecap (see PATELLA) is a sesamoid bone.
Preferred term Sesamoid Bones
Entry term(s) Bone, Sesamoid
Bones, Sesamoid
Sesamoid Bone



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