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Descriptor English: Buttocks
Descriptor Spanish: Nalgas
Descriptor Portuguese: Nádegas
Descriptor French: Fesses
Entry term(s): Buttock
Gluteal Region
Gluteal Regions
Region, Gluteal
Regions, Gluteal
Tree number(s): A01.378.610.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002081
Scope note: Either of two fleshy protuberances at the lower posterior section of the trunk or HIP in humans and primate on which a person or animal sits, consisting of gluteal MUSCLES and fat.
Annotation: usually NIM as site
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
GD growth & development
IN injuries
IR innervation
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
VI virology
DeCS ID: 2114
Unique ID: D002081
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: 2015/06/16
Buttocks - Preferred
Concept UI M0003100
Scope note Either of two fleshy protuberances at the lower posterior section of the trunk or HIP in humans and primate on which a person or animal sits, consisting of gluteal MUSCLES and fat.
Preferred term Buttocks
Entry term(s) Buttock
Gluteal Region - Broader
Concept UI M0003101
Preferred term Gluteal Region
Entry term(s) Gluteal Regions
Region, Gluteal
Regions, Gluteal



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