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Descriptor English: Rib Cage
Descriptor Spanish: Caja Torácica
Descriptor Portuguese: Caixa Torácica
Descriptor French: Cage thoracique
Entry term(s): Costal Arch
Costal Margin
Costal Margins
Margin, Costal
Margin, Rib
Margins, Costal
Margins, Rib
Rib Cages
Rib Margin
Rib Margins
Ribcage
Ribcages
Thoracic Cage
Thoracic Cages
Tree number(s): A02.835.232.570
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000070602
Scope note: The bony thoracic enclosure consisting of the vertebral column; the RIBS; the STERNUM; and the COSTAL CARTILAGE.
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: Ribs (1963-2016)
Thorax (1963-2016)
Public MeSH Note: 2017
History Note: 2017
DeCS ID: 56255
Unique ID: D000070602
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2017/01/01
Date of Entry: 2016/07/05
Revision Date: 2016/01/20
Rib Cage - Preferred
Concept UI M000611270
Scope note The bony thoracic enclosure consisting of the vertebral column; the RIBS; the STERNUM; and the COSTAL CARTILAGE.
Preferred term Rib Cage
Entry term(s) Rib Cages
Ribcage
Ribcages
Thoracic Cage
Thoracic Cages
Costal Margin - Narrower
Concept UI M000611275
Preferred term Costal Margin
Entry term(s) Costal Arch
Costal Margins
Margin, Costal
Margin, Rib
Margins, Costal
Margins, Rib
Rib Margin
Rib Margins



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