Descriptor English: Thoracic Vertebrae
Descriptor Spanish: Vértebras Torácicas
Descriptor vértebras torácicas
Entry term(s) vértebra dorsal
vértebra torácica
vértebras dorsales
Scope note: Grupo de doce VÉRTEBRAS, conectadas con las costillas, que sustentan la región superior del tronco.
Descriptor Portuguese: Vértebras Torácicas
Descriptor French: Vertèbres thoraciques
Entry term(s): Vertebrae, Thoracic
Tree number(s): A02.835.232.834.892
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A group of twelve VERTEBRAE connected to the ribs that support the upper trunk region.
Annotation: IM when discussed as bones or as a coordinate with specific spinal disease (IM); NIM when locational; inflammation = THORACIC VERTEBRAE (IM) + SPONDYLITIS (IM)
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
DeCS ID: 14291
Unique ID: D013904
NLM Classification: WE 725
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Thoracic Vertebrae - Preferred
Concept UI M0021406
Scope note A group of twelve VERTEBRAE connected to the ribs that support the upper trunk region.
Preferred term Thoracic Vertebrae
Entry term(s) Vertebrae, Thoracic

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