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Descriptor English: Thorax
Descriptor Spanish: Tórax
Descriptor Portuguese: Tórax
Descriptor French: Thorax
Entry term(s): Chest
Chests
Thorace
Thoraces
Tree number(s): A01.923.761
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013909
Scope note: The upper part of the trunk between the NECK and the ABDOMEN. It contains the chief organs of the circulatory and respiratory systems. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Annotation: /surg = THORACIC SURGERY, the specialty (Cat G2) or THORACIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES (Cat E4); "intrathoracic" could be THORAX or HEART or LUNG or RIBS: check text; chest pain = CHEST PAIN
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
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Entry Combination: injuries:Thoracic Injuries
Public MeSH Note: /surgery ( = THORACIC SURGERY as of 1980) was used for indexing 1966-79
Online Note: search THORAX/SU under THORACIC SURGERY 1966-79
History Note: /surgery was used for indexing 1966-79
Related: Mass Chest X-Ray MeSH
Radiography, Thoracic MeSH
Thoracic Surgery MeSH
Thoracoplasty MeSH
Thoracoscopy MeSH
Thoracostomy MeSH
Thoracotomy MeSH
DeCS ID: 14294
Unique ID: D013909
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Thorax - Preferred
Concept UI M0021411
Scope note The upper part of the trunk between the NECK and the ABDOMEN. It contains the chief organs of the circulatory and respiratory systems. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Preferred term Thorax
Entry term(s) Chest
Chests
Thorace
Thoraces



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