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Descriptor in English: Heart
Descriptor in Spanish: Corazón
Descriptor in Portuguese: Coração
Descriptor in French: Coeur
Entry term(s): Hearts
Tree number(s): A07.541
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
See also the descriptors: Angiocardiography MeSH
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents MeSH
Ballistocardiography MeSH
Cardiotonic Agents MeSH
Electrocardiography MeSH
Myocardium MeSH
DeCS UI: 6473
Descriptor UI: D006321
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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