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Descriptor in English: Joints
Descriptor in Spanish: Articulaciones
Descriptor in Portuguese: Articulações
Descriptor in French: Articulations
Entry term(s): Joint
Tree number(s): A02.835.583
Scope note: Also known as articulations, these are points of connection between the ends of certain separate bones, or where the borders of other bones are juxtaposed.
Annotation: general; inflammation = ARTHRITIS; / surg: consider also ARTHROPLASTY; joint revision: index ARTHROPLASTY (IM) + REVISION, JOINT see REOPERATION (NIM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Arthrography MeSH
Arthroplasty MeSH
Arthroscopy MeSH
DeCS UI: 7764
Descriptor UI: D007596
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/08/09
Joints - Preferred
Concept UI M0011865
Scope note Also known as articulations, these are points of connection between the ends of certain separate bones, or where the borders of other bones are juxtaposed.
Preferred term Joints
Entry term(s) Joint



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