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Descriptor in English: Abdomen
Descriptor in Spanish: Abdomen
Descriptor in Portuguese: Abdome
Descriptor in French: Abdomen
Entry term(s): Abdomens
Tree number(s): A01.923.047
Scope note: That portion of the body that lies between the THORAX and the PELVIS.
Annotation: GEN: prefer specifics; abdom muscles = ABDOMINAL MUSCLES but RECTUS ABDOMINIS is available; abdominal pain = ABDOMINAL PAIN; abrupt dis requiring emerg surg = 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
DeCS UI: 5
Descriptor UI: D000005
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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