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Descriptor English: Hand Bones
Descriptor Spanish: Huesos de la Mano
Descriptor Portuguese: Ossos da Mão
Descriptor French: Os de la main
Entry term(s): Bones of Hand
Bones of Hands
Bones, Hand
Hands Bones
Tree number(s): A02.835.232.087.319
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050276
Scope note: The CARPAL BONES; METACARPAL BONES; and FINGER PHALANGES. In each hand there are eight carpal bones, five metacarpal bones, and 14 phalanges.
Annotation: primates only; Manual 21.58
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
Previous Indexing: Bones of Upper Extremity (1998-2005)
Public MeSH Note: 2006
History Note: 2006
DeCS ID: 50355
Unique ID: D050276
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 2005/06/30
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Hand Bones - Preferred
Concept UI M0473609
Scope note The CARPAL BONES; METACARPAL BONES; and FINGER PHALANGES. In each hand there are eight carpal bones, five metacarpal bones, and 14 phalanges.
Preferred term Hand Bones
Entry term(s) Bones of Hand
Bones of Hands
Bones, Hand
Hands Bones



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