Descriptor English: Wrist
Descriptor Spanish: Muñeca
Descriptor muñeca
Entry term(s) carpo
región carpiana
Scope note: Región de la extremidad superior situada entre el metacarpo y el ANTEBRAZO.
Descriptor Portuguese: Punho
Descriptor French: Poignet
Entry term(s): Wrists
Tree number(s): A01.378.800.875
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The region of the upper limb between the metacarpus and the FOREARM.
Annotation: primates only; for non-primate vertebrates: Manual 21.58; wrist ganglion is indexed under WRIST (IM) + SYNOVIAL CYST (IM); differentiate from WRIST JOINT; wrist bone = CARPAL BONES or specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
GD growth & development
IR innervation
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
VI virology
Entry Combination: injuries:Wrist Injuries
DeCS ID: 15351
Unique ID: D014953
NLM Classification: WE 830
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: 2002/07/03
Wrist - Preferred
Concept UI M0023027
Scope note The region of the upper limb between the metacarpus and the FOREARM.
Preferred term Wrist
Entry term(s) Wrists

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