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Descriptor English: Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
Descriptor Spanish: Tracto Gastrointestinal Inferior
Descriptor Portuguese: Trato Gastrointestinal Inferior
Descriptor French: Tube digestif inférieur
Entry term(s): Gastrointestinal Tract, Lower
Lower GI Tract
Tree number(s): A03.556.249
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D041741
Scope note: The segment of GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT that includes the small intestine below the DUODENUM, and the LARGE INTESTINE.
Annotation: general or unspecified; 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
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2004
History Note: 2004
DeCS ID: 37758
Unique ID: D041741
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Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Lower Gastrointestinal Tract - Preferred
Concept UI M0439054
Scope note The segment of GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT that includes the small intestine below the DUODENUM, and the LARGE INTESTINE.
Preferred term Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
Entry term(s) Gastrointestinal Tract, Lower
Lower GI Tract



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