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Descriptor English: Clitoris
Descriptor Spanish: Clítoris
Descriptor Portuguese: Clitóris
Descriptor French: Clitoris
Tree number(s): A05.360.319.887.436
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002987
Scope note: An erectile structure homologous with the penis, situated beneath the anterior labial commissure, partially hidden between the anterior ends of the labia minora.
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
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 3011
Unique ID: D002987
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/16
Clitoris - Preferred
Concept UI M0004573
Scope note An erectile structure homologous with the penis, situated beneath the anterior labial commissure, partially hidden between the anterior ends of the labia minora.
Preferred term Clitoris



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