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Descriptor in English: Foot
Descriptor in Spanish: Pie
Descriptor in Portuguese:
Descriptor in French: Pied
Entry term(s): Feet
Tree number(s): A01.378.610.250
Scope note: The distal extremity of the leg in vertebrates, consisting of the tarsus (ANKLE); METATARSUS; phalanges; and the soft tissues surrounding these bones.
Annotation: vertebrates only: for invertebrates use EXTREMITIES: dis of foot = FOOT DISEASES; skin dis on foot = FOOT DERMATOSES: see note there; neopl of foot: use neopl coords (IM) + FOOT DISEASES (IM); foot prints (like finger prints) = PLANTAR PRINTS see DERMATOGLYPHICS
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
See also the descriptors: Foot Bones MeSH
DeCS UI: 5665
Descriptor UI: D005528
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/31
Foot - Preferred
Concept UI M0008714
Scope note The distal extremity of the leg in vertebrates, consisting of the tarsus (ANKLE); METATARSUS; phalanges; and the soft tissues surrounding these bones.
Preferred term Foot
Entry term(s) Feet



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