Descriptor English: Bites and Stings
Descriptor Spanish: Mordeduras y Picaduras
Descriptor mordeduras y picaduras
Entry term(s) mordeduras
Scope note: Lesiones producidas con los DIENTES o envenenamiento por VENENO de animales.
Descriptor Portuguese: Mordeduras e Picadas
Descriptor French: Morsures et piqûres
Entry term(s): Bite
Stings and Bites
Tree number(s): C25.723.127
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Injuries inflicted by the TEETH or poisoning caused by VENOMS of animals.
Annotation: coordinate IM with biter (IM) but note specifics are available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Entry Version: BITES STINGS
DeCS ID: 1758
Unique ID: D001733
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: 2015/11/23
Bites and Stings - Preferred
Concept UI M0002615
Scope note Injuries inflicted by the TEETH or poisoning caused by VENOMS of animals.
Preferred term Bites and Stings
Entry term(s) Stings and Bites
Stings - Narrower
Concept UI M0002616
Preferred term Stings
Entry term(s) Sting
Bites - Narrower
Concept UI M0002614
Preferred term Bites
Entry term(s) Bite

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