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Descriptor English: Thoracic Cavity
Descriptor Spanish: Cavidad Torácica
Descriptor Portuguese: Cavidade Torácica
Descriptor French: Cavité thoracique
Entry term(s): Cavitas thoracis
Cavity, Thoracic
Tree number(s): A01.923.761.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D035423
Scope note: The region of the thorax that includes the PLEURAL CAVITY and MEDIASTINUM.
Annotation: prefer specifics
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
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 36505
Unique ID: D035423
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2016/08/09
Thoracic Cavity - Preferred
Concept UI M0407532
Scope note The region of the thorax that includes the PLEURAL CAVITY and MEDIASTINUM.
Preferred term Thoracic Cavity
Entry term(s) Cavitas thoracis
Cavity, Thoracic



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