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Descriptor English: Face
Descriptor Spanish: Cara
Descriptor Portuguese: Face
Descriptor French: Face
Entry term(s): Faces
Tree number(s): A01.456.505
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005145
Scope note: The anterior portion of the head that includes the skin, muscles, and structures of the forehead, eyes, nose, mouth, cheeks, and jaw.
Annotation: usually NIM as site; soft parts = FACE, bones = FACIAL BONES or specifics; /abnorm permitted but FACIAL BONES /abnorm is more likely; facial fractures: see note on FACIAL BONES; craniofacial dysmorphism & craniofacial fibrous dysplasia & long face syndrome: see note also on FACIAL BONES
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
IR innervation
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
VI virology
Entry Combination: growth & development:Maxillofacial Development
injuries:Facial Injuries
transplantation:Facial Transplantation
DeCS ID: 5246
Unique ID: D005145
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Face - Preferred
Concept UI M0008109
Scope note The anterior portion of the head that includes the skin, muscles, and structures of the forehead, eyes, nose, mouth, cheeks, and jaw.
Preferred term Face
Entry term(s) Faces



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