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Descriptor English: Uterus
Descriptor Spanish: Útero
Descriptor Portuguese: Útero
Descriptor French: Utérus
Entry term(s): Cornua, Uterine
Fundus Uteri
Fundus Uterus
Fundus, Uterine
Uteri
Uteri, Fundus
Uterine Cornua
Uterine Fundus
Uterus Cornua
Womb
Wombs
Tree number(s): A05.360.319.679
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014599
Scope note: The hollow thick-walled muscular organ in the female PELVIS. It consists of the fundus which is the site of EMBRYO IMPLANTATION and FETAL DEVELOPMENT. Beyond the isthmus at the perineal end of fundus, is CERVIX UTERI (the neck) opening into VAGINA. Beyond the isthmi at the upper abdominal end of fundus, are the FALLOPIAN TUBES.
Annotation: /blood supply: consider PLACENTAL CIRCULATION; /surg: consider HYSTERECTOMY or HYSTEROTOMY; inflammation = ENDOMETRITIS
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
Consider Also: consider also terms at HYSTER-
Related: Hysterectomy MeSH
Hysterosalpingography MeSH
Hysteroscopy MeSH
DeCS ID: 15000
Unique ID: D014599
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/02/06
Uterus - Preferred
Concept UI M0022439
Scope note The hollow thick-walled muscular organ in the female PELVIS. It consists of the fundus which is the site of EMBRYO IMPLANTATION and FETAL DEVELOPMENT. Beyond the isthmus at the perineal end of fundus, is CERVIX UTERI (the neck) opening into VAGINA. Beyond the isthmi at the upper abdominal end of fundus, are the FALLOPIAN TUBES.
Preferred term Uterus
Entry term(s) Uteri
Womb
Wombs
Uterus Cornua - Narrower
Concept UI M000638937
Preferred term Uterus Cornua
Entry term(s) Cornua, Uterine
Uterine Cornua
Uterine Fundus - Narrower
Concept UI M000638936
Scope note The superior portion of the uterus above the uterine tube line opposite to the cervix.
Preferred term Uterine Fundus
Entry term(s) Fundus Uteri
Fundus Uterus
Fundus, Uterine
Uteri, Fundus



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