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Descriptor English: Heart
Descriptor Spanish: Corazón
Descriptor Portuguese: Coração
Descriptor French: Coeur
Entry term(s): Hearts
Tree number(s): A07.541
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006321
Scope note: The hollow, muscular organ that maintains the circulation of the blood.
Annotation: heart as pump, not tissue (MYOCARDIUM); mural thrombosis: index HEART DISEASE + THROMBOSIS
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
GD growth & development
IR innervation
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
VI virology
Entry Combination: abnormalities:Heart Defects, Congenital
blood supply:Coronary Vessels
cytology:Myocardium /cytology
enzymology:Myocardium /enzymology
immunology:Myocardium /immunology
injuries:Heart Injuries
metabolism:Myocardium /metabolism
pathology:Myocardium /pathology
surgery:Cardiac Surgical Procedures
transplantation:Heart Transplantation
ultrastructure:Myocardium /ultrastructure
chemistry:Myocardium /chemistry
Consider Also: consider also terms at CARDI- and MYOCARDI-
Related: Angiocardiography MeSH
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents MeSH
Ballistocardiography MeSH
Cardiotonic Agents MeSH
Electrocardiography MeSH
Myocardium MeSH
DeCS ID: 6473
Unique ID: D006321
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: 2016/08/09
Heart - Preferred
Concept UI M0009936
Scope note The hollow, muscular organ that maintains the circulation of the blood.
Preferred term Heart
Entry term(s) Hearts



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