Descriptor English: Head
Descriptor Spanish: Cabeza
Descriptor Portuguese: Cabeça
Descriptor French: Tête
Tree number(s): A01.456
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The upper part of the human body, or the front or upper part of the body of an animal, typically separated from the rest of the body by a neck, and containing the brain, mouth, and sense organs.
Annotation: usually NIM as site; soft parts = FACE, bony parts = SKULL; /anat: consider also CEPHALOMETRY; /inj = CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA but consider also SKULL & FACIAL BONES & specifics under each with /inj; HEAD-DOWN TILT is available for physiological aspects of this position
Allowable Qualifiers: AB malformations
AH anatomie et histologie
BS vascularisation
DG imagerie diagnostique
EM embryologie
GD croissance et développement
IR innervation
MI microbiologie
PA anatomopathologie
PH physiologie
PP physiopathologie
PS parasitologie
RE effets des radiations
SU chirurgie
VI virologie
Entry Combination: injuries:Craniocerebral Trauma
Related: Crâne MeSH
Os de la face MeSH
DeCS ID: 6408
Unique ID: D006257
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/16
Tête - Preferred
Concept UI M0009817
Preferred term Tête

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