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Descriptor English: Vulva
Descriptor Spanish: Vulva
Descriptor Portuguese: Vulva
Descriptor French: Vulve
Entry term(s): Vulvas
Tree number(s): A05.360.319.887
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014844
Scope note: The external genitalia of the female. It includes the CLITORIS, the labia, the vestibule, and its glands.
Annotation: inflammation = VULVITIS
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
DeCS ID: 15245
Unique ID: D014844
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
Vulva - Preferred
Concept UI M0022855
Scope note The external genitalia of the female. It includes the CLITORIS, the labia, the vestibule, and its glands.
Preferred term Vulva
Entry term(s) Vulvas



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