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Descriptor English: Joints
Descriptor Spanish: Articulaciones
Descriptor Portuguese: Articulações
Descriptor French: Articulations
Entry term(s): Joint
Tree number(s): A02.835.583
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007596
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
Public MeSH Note: STERNOCOSTAL JOINTS was see under RIBS 1963-78
Consider Also: consider also terms at ARTHR-
Related: Arthrography MeSH
Arthroplasty MeSH
Arthroscopy MeSH
DeCS ID: 7764
Unique ID: D007596
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
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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