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Descriptor English: Thymectomy
Descriptor Spanish: Timectomía
Descriptor Portuguese: Timectomia
Descriptor French: Thymectomie
Entry term(s): Thymectomies
Tree number(s): E04.928.770
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013934
Scope note: Surgical removal of the thymus gland. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65(64)
DeCS ID: 14320
Unique ID: D013934
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Thymectomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0021444
Scope note Surgical removal of the thymus gland. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Preferred term Thymectomy
Entry term(s) Thymectomies



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