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Descriptor English: Stomach
Descriptor Spanish: Estómago
Descriptor Portuguese: Estômago
Descriptor French: Estomac
Entry term(s): Stomachs
Tree number(s): A03.556.875.875
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013270
Scope note: An organ of digestion situated in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen between the termination of the ESOPHAGUS and the beginning of the DUODENUM.
Annotation: ‌/‌blood ‌supply: gastric varix or varices = ESOPHAGEAL AND GASTRIC VARICES & see note there; perforation = STOMACH /inj, not STOMACH RUPTURE; gastric secretion: index GASTRIC JUICE or GASTRIC MUCOSA, not STOMACH; /surg: consider also GASTRECTOMY; GASTROENTEROSTOMY & GASTROSTOMY; inflammation = GASTRITIS; Heidenhain pouch: index STOMACH /physiol; gastric hyperacidity: index GASTRIC ACID /metab; mucosal prolapse = GASTRIC MUCOSA + STOMACH DISEASES + PROLAPSE
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
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Entry Combination: metabolism:Gastric Mucosa /metabolism
Consider Also: consider also terms at GASTR-
Related: Fundoplication MeSH
Gastrectomy MeSH
Gastroenterostomy MeSH
Gastroplasty MeSH
Gastroscopy MeSH
Gastrostomy MeSH
DeCS ID: 13657
Unique ID: D013270
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/14
Stomach - Preferred
Concept UI M0020540
Scope note An organ of digestion situated in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen between the termination of the ESOPHAGUS and the beginning of the DUODENUM.
Preferred term Stomach
Entry term(s) Stomachs



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