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Descriptor English: Gastrointestinal Tract
Descriptor Spanish: Tracto Gastrointestinal
Descriptor Portuguese: Trato Gastrointestinal
Descriptor French: Tube digestif
Entry term(s): Digestive Tract
Digestive Tracts
GI Tract
GI Tracts
Gastrointestinal Tracts
Tree number(s): A03.556
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D041981
Scope note: Generally refers to the digestive structures stretching from the MOUTH to ANUS, but does not include the accessory glandular organs (LIVER; BILIARY TRACT; PANCREAS).
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
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Gastrointestinal System (1965-2003)
Public MeSH Note: 2004
History Note: 2004
DeCS ID: 37754
Unique ID: D041981
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Gastrointestinal Tract - Preferred
Concept UI M0439813
Scope note Generally refers to the digestive structures stretching from the MOUTH to ANUS, but does not include the accessory glandular organs (LIVER; BILIARY TRACT; PANCREAS).
Preferred term Gastrointestinal Tract
Entry term(s) Digestive Tract
Digestive Tracts
GI Tract
GI Tracts
Gastrointestinal Tracts



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