Descriptor English: Colon, Sigmoid
Descriptor Spanish: Colon Sigmoide
Descriptor colon sigmoide
Entry term(s) Sigmoide
colon sigmoideo
Scope note: La parte del colon que se extiende desde el final del colon descendente en la pelvis hasta el recto. (Diccionario Mosby. 5a ed. Madrid: Harcourt España, 2000, p.271)
Descriptor Portuguese: Colo Sigmoide
Descriptor French: Côlon sigmoïde
Entry term(s): Sigmoid
Sigmoid Colon
Tree number(s): A03.556.124.526.356.668
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A segment of the COLON between the RECTUM and the descending colon.
Annotation: sigmoiditis = SIGMOID DISEASES (IM) + COLITIS (NIM) but note PROCTOSIGMOIDITIS see PROCTOCOLITIS & RECTOSIGMOIDITIS see PROCTOCOLITIS; diverticulosis & diverticulitis: see note on SIGMOID DISEASES
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
Public MeSH Note: 2004; see SIGMOID 1966-2003
History Note: 2004 (1966)
Related: Sigmoidoscopy MeSH
DeCS ID: 13194
Unique ID: D012809
NLM Classification: WI 560
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Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Colon, Sigmoid - Preferred
Concept UI M0019835
Scope note A segment of the COLON between the RECTUM and the descending colon.
Preferred term Colon, Sigmoid
Entry term(s) Sigmoid
Sigmoid Colon

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