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Descriptor in English: Fingers
Descriptor in Spanish: Dedos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Dedos
Descriptor in French: Doigts
Entry term(s): Finger
Tree number(s): A01.378.800.667.430
Scope note: Four or five slender jointed digits in humans and primates, attached to each HAND.
Annotation: use for primates only; use TOES (IM) + FORELIMB (NIM) for non-primate vertebrates; differentiate from FINGER JOINT; NIM when merely locational
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
TR transplantation
VI virology
DeCS UI: 5521
Descriptor UI: D005385
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/16
Fingers - Preferred
Concept UI M0008502
Scope note Four or five slender jointed digits in humans and primates, attached to each HAND.
Preferred term Fingers
Entry term(s) Finger



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