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Descriptor in English: Thumb
Descriptor in Spanish: Pulgar
Descriptor in Portuguese: Polegar
Descriptor in French: Pouce
Entry term(s): Thumbs
Tree number(s): A01.378.800.667.430.705
Scope note: The first digit on the radial side of the hand which in humans lies opposite the other four.
Annotation: use for primates only
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
TR transplantation
VI virology
DeCS UI: 14319
Descriptor UI: D013933
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/16
Thumb - Preferred
Concept UI M0021443
Scope note The first digit on the radial side of the hand which in humans lies opposite the other four.
Preferred term Thumb
Entry term(s) Thumbs



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