Descriptor English: Meniscus
Descriptor Spanish: Menisco
Descriptor menisco
Entry term(s) meniscos
Scope note: Tejido cartilaginoso en forma de media luna interpuesto en una articulación entre dos huesos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Menisco
Descriptor French: Ménisque
Entry term(s): Menisci
Tree number(s): A02.165.308.538
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Crescent-shaped cartilaginous tissue interposed between two articulating bones.
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: Cartilage (1963-2016)
Public MeSH Note: 2017
History Note: 2017
DeCS ID: 56249
Unique ID: D000072600
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Date Established: 2017/01/01
Date of Entry: 2016/07/05
Revision Date: 2017/06/01
Meniscus - Preferred
Concept UI M000616234
Scope note Crescent-shaped cartilaginous tissue interposed between two articulating bones.
Preferred term Meniscus
Entry term(s) Menisci

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