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Descriptor English: Chordoma
Descriptor Spanish: Cordoma
Descriptor Portuguese: Cordoma
Descriptor French: Chordome
Entry term(s): Chordomas
Tree number(s): C04.557.465.220
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002817
Scope note: A malignant tumor arising from the embryonic remains of the notochord. It is also called chordocarcinoma, chordoepithelioma, and notochordoma. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Annotation: coordinate with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
BS blood supply
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
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
SC secondary
SU surgery
TH therapy
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 20179
Unique ID: D002817
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Chordoma - Preferred
Concept UI M0004333
Scope note A malignant tumor arising from the embryonic remains of the notochord. It is also called chordocarcinoma, chordoepithelioma, and notochordoma. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Preferred term Chordoma
Entry term(s) Chordomas



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