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Descriptor in English: Sesamoid Bones
Descriptor in Spanish: Huesos Sesamoideos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ossos Sesamoides
Descriptor in French: Os sésamoïdes
Entry term(s): Bone, Sesamoid
Bones, Sesamoid
Sesamoid Bone
Tree number(s): A02.835.232.730
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 UI: 13097
Descriptor UI: D012716
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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