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Descriptor English: Hand
Descriptor Spanish: Mano
Descriptor Portuguese: Mãos
Descriptor French: Main
Entry term(s): Hands
Tree number(s): A01.378.800.667
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006225
Scope note: The distal part of the arm beyond the wrist in humans and primates, that includes the palm, fingers, and thumb.
Annotation: use for primates only; use FOOT (IM) + FORELIMB (NIM) for non-primate vertebrates; skin diseases of the hand = HAND DERMATOSES: see note there
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
VI virology
Entry Combination: abnormalities:Hand Deformities, Congenital
injuries:Hand Injuries
transplantation:Hand Transplantation
Public MeSH Note: HAND DEFORMITIES was heading 1966-70
Online Note: use HAND /AB & HAND DEFORMITIES, ACQUIRED to search HAND DEFORMITY 1966-70; in searching non-acquired hand abnormalities consider HAND DEFORMITIES, ACQUIRED 1966-72
History Note: HAND DEFORMITIES was heading 1966-70
DeCS ID: 6378
Unique ID: D006225
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/16
Hand - Preferred
Concept UI M0009778
Scope note The distal part of the arm beyond the wrist in humans and primates, that includes the palm, fingers, and thumb.
Preferred term Hand
Entry term(s) Hands



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