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Descriptor English: Endoscopes
Descriptor Spanish: Endoscopios
Descriptor Portuguese: Endoscópios
Descriptor French: Endoscopes
Entry term(s): Endoscope
Tree number(s): E07.230.220
E07.858.240
VS2.006.003.001
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019723
Scope note: Instruments for the visual examination of interior structures of the body. There are rigid endoscopes and flexible fiberoptic endoscopes for various types of viewing in ENDOSCOPY.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
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
Previous Indexing: Colonoscopy/instrumentation (1966-1997)
Cystoscopy/instrumentation (1966-1997)
Endoscopy/instrumentation (1966-1997)
Gastroscopy/instrumentation (1966-1997)
Laparoscopy/instrumentation (1966-1997)
Sigmoidoscopy/instrumentation (1966-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 98
History Note: 98
Related: Endoscopy MeSH
DeCS ID: 33593
Unique ID: D019723
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Endoscopes - Preferred
Concept UI M0029280
Scope note Instruments for the visual examination of interior structures of the body. There are rigid endoscopes and flexible fiberoptic endoscopes for various types of viewing in ENDOSCOPY.
Preferred term Endoscopes
Entry term(s) Endoscope



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