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Descriptor English: Vagina
Descriptor Spanish: Vagina
Descriptor Portuguese: Vagina
Descriptor French: Vagin
Entry term(s): Vaginas
Tree number(s): A05.360.319.779
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014621
Scope note: The genital canal in the female, extending from the UTERUS to the VULVA. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Annotation: "vaginal bleeding" is probably UTERINE HEMORRHAGE but check text; inflammation = VAGINITIS or specifics; surg: consider COLPOTOMY; "vaginal opening" (assessing SEXUAL MATURATION by repeated daily inspection of laboratory animals): index SEXUAL MATURATION + VAGINA
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
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Consider Also: consider also terms at COLPO-
Related: Colposcopy MeSH
DeCS ID: 15023
Unique ID: D014621
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2004/07/07
Vagina - Preferred
Concept UI M0022473
Scope note The genital canal in the female, extending from the UTERUS to the VULVA. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Preferred term Vagina
Entry term(s) Vaginas



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