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Descriptor English: Forearm
Descriptor Spanish: Antebrazo
Descriptor antebrazo
Entry term(s) antebrachium
antebrazos
Scope note: Porción de las extremidades superiores, en los seres humanos y primates, que se extiende desde el CODO hasta la MUÑECA.
Descriptor Portuguese: Antebraço
Descriptor French: Avant-bras
Entry term(s): Antebrachium
Antebrachiums
Forearms
Tree number(s): A01.378.800.585
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005542
Scope note: Part of the upper extremity in humans and primates extending from the ELBOW to the WRIST.
Annotation: use for primates only; use FORELIMB for non-primate vertebrates & EXTREMITIES for invertebrates; for bones use RADIUS or ULNA; 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
VI virology
Entry Combination: injuries:Forearm Injuries
DeCS ID: 5676
Unique ID: D005542
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: 2016/06/10
Forearm - Preferred
Concept UI M0008733
Scope note Part of the upper extremity in humans and primates extending from the ELBOW to the WRIST.
Preferred term Forearm
Entry term(s) Antebrachium
Antebrachiums
Forearms



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