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Descriptor English: Nose
Descriptor Spanish: Nariz
Descriptor Portuguese: Nariz
Descriptor French: Nez
Entry term(s): External Nose
External Noses
Nose, External
Noses
Noses, External
Tree number(s): A01.456.505.733
A04.531
A09.531
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009666
Scope note: A part of the upper respiratory tract. It contains the organ of SMELL. The term includes the external nose, the nasal cavity, and the PARANASAL SINUSES.
Annotation: nose unspecified, but note specific nasal terms are available; / abnorm permitted for congenital deformities but acquired deformities = NOSE DEFORMITIES, ACQUIRED; / surg = probably NASAL SURGICAL PROCEDURES or RHINOPLASTY
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Entry Combination: metabolism:Nasal Mucosa /metabolism
Consider Also: consider also terms at NAS- and RHIN-
Related: Rhinoplasty MeSH
DeCS ID: 28199
Unique ID: D009666
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/14
Nose - Preferred
Concept UI M0015010
Scope note A part of the upper respiratory tract. It contains the organ of SMELL. The term includes the external nose, the nasal cavity, and the PARANASAL SINUSES.
Preferred term Nose
Entry term(s) Noses
External Nose - Narrower
Concept UI M0514973
Scope note Its major components are NASAL BONES; NASAL CARTILAGES; and NASAL SEPTUM.
Preferred term External Nose
Entry term(s) External Noses
Nose, External
Noses, External



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