Descriptor English: Uterus
Descriptor Spanish: Útero
Descriptor Portuguese: Útero
Descriptor French: Utérus
Entry term(s): Fond utérin
Tree number(s): A05.360.319.679
RDF Unique Identifier:
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 malformations
AH anatomie et histologie
BS vascularisation
CH composition chimique
CY cytologie
DE effets des médicaments et des substances chimiques
DG imagerie diagnostique
EM embryologie
EN enzymologie
GD croissance et développement
IM immunologie
IN traumatismes
IR innervation
ME métabolisme
MI microbiologie
PA anatomopathologie
PH physiologie
PP physiopathologie
PS parasitologie
RE effets des radiations
SU chirurgie
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virologie
Related: Hystérectomie MeSH
Hystérosalpingographie MeSH
Hystéroscopie 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
Utérus - Preferred
Concept UI M0022439
Preferred term Utérus
Fond utérin - Narrower
Concept UI M000638936
Preferred term Fond utérin

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