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Descriptor in English: Thorax
Descriptor in Spanish: Tórax
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tórax
Descriptor in French: Thorax
Entry term(s): Chest
Chests
Thorace
Thoraces
Tree number(s): A01.923.761
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
Online Note: search THORAX/SU under THORACIC SURGERY 1966-79
History Note: /surgery was used for indexing 1966-79
See also the descriptors: Mass Chest X-Ray MeSH
Radiography, Thoracic MeSH
Thoracic Surgery MeSH
Thoracoplasty MeSH
Thoracoscopy MeSH
Thoracostomy MeSH
Thoracotomy MeSH
DeCS UI: 14294
Descriptor UI: D013909
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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