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Descriptor English: Braces
Descriptor Spanish: Tirantes
Descriptor Portuguese: Braquetes
Descriptor French: Orthèses de maintien
Entry term(s): Brace
Tree number(s): E07.858.442.743.319
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001915
Scope note: Orthopedic appliances used to support, align, or hold parts of the body in correct position. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Annotation: do not confuse with ORTHODONTIC BRACKETS
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 1940
Unique ID: D001915
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: 2015/06/30
Braces - Preferred
Concept UI M0002854
Scope note Orthopedic appliances used to support, align, or hold parts of the body in correct position. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Preferred term Braces
Entry term(s) Brace



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