Descriptor English: Abdomen
Descriptor Spanish: Abdomen
Descriptor abdomen
Scope note: Porción del cuerpo que se encuentra entre el TÓRAX y la PELVIS.
Descriptor Portuguese: Abdome
Descriptor French: Abdomen
Entry term(s): Abdomens
Tree number(s): A01.923.047
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: That portion of the body that lies between the THORAX and the PELVIS.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; ABDOMINAL MUSCLES and specifics are available; abrupt disease requiring emergency surgery equals ABDOMEN, ACUTE
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
GD growth & development
IR innervation
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
VI virology
Entry Combination: injuries:Abdominal Injuries
DeCS ID: 5
Unique ID: D000005
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/08/09
Abdomen - Preferred
Concept UI M0000005
Scope note That portion of the body that lies between the THORAX and the PELVIS.
Preferred term Abdomen
Entry term(s) Abdomens

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