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Descriptor in English: Shoulder
Descriptor in Spanish: Hombro
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ombro
Descriptor in French: Épaule
Entry term(s): Shoulders
Tree number(s): A01.378.800.750
Scope note: Part of the body in humans and primates where the arms connect to the trunk. The shoulder has five joints; ACROMIOCLAVICULAR joint, CORACOCLAVICULAR joint, GLENOHUMERAL joint, scapulathoracic joint, and STERNOCLAVICULAR joint.
Annotation: use for humans and other vertebrates; differentiate from SHOULDER JOINT
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
GD growth & development
IR innervation
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
VI virology
History Note: SHOULDER ARTHROSES was heading 1963-64
DeCS UI: 13163
Descriptor UI: D012782
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/01/20
Shoulder - Preferred
Concept UI M0019800
Scope note Part of the body in humans and primates where the arms connect to the trunk. The shoulder has five joints; ACROMIOCLAVICULAR joint, CORACOCLAVICULAR joint, GLENOHUMERAL joint, scapulathoracic joint, and STERNOCLAVICULAR joint.
Preferred term Shoulder
Entry term(s) Shoulders



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