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Descriptor English: Thigh
Descriptor Spanish: Muslo
Descriptor Portuguese: Coxa da Perna
Descriptor French: Cuisse
Entry term(s): Thighs
Tree number(s): A01.378.610.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013848
Scope note: The superior part of the lower extremity between the HIP and the KNEE.
Annotation: for humans & other vertebrates; for bone index FEMUR; NIM when merely locational
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
GD growth & development
IN injuries
IR innervation
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
VI virology
Related: Femur MeSH
DeCS ID: 14228
Unique ID: D013848
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/06/17
Thigh - Preferred
Concept UI M0021338
Scope note The superior part of the lower extremity between the HIP and the KNEE.
Preferred term Thigh
Entry term(s) Thighs



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