Descriptor English: Spleen
Descriptor Spanish: Bazo
Descriptor bazo
Scope note: Órgano linfático encapsulado a través del cual se filtra la sangre venosa.
Descriptor Portuguese: Baço
Descriptor French: Rate
Tree number(s): A10.549.700
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: An encapsulated lymphatic organ through which venous blood filters.
Annotation: /inj: consider also SPLENIC RUPTURE but traumatic spleen perforation is indexed under SPLEEN /inj; accessory spleen: index under SPLEEN /abnorm
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: Splenectomy MeSH
DeCS ID: 13538
Unique ID: D013154
NLM Classification: WH 600
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/16
Spleen - Preferred
Concept UI M0020364
Scope note An encapsulated lymphatic organ through which venous blood filters.
Preferred term Spleen

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