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Descriptor English: Kidney Pelvis
Descriptor Spanish: Pelvis Renal
Descriptor Portuguese: Pelve Renal
Descriptor French: Pelvis rénal
Entry term(s): Pelvis, Kidney
Pelvis, Renal
Renal Pelvis
Tree number(s): A05.810.453.537
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007682
Scope note: The flattened, funnel-shaped expansion connecting the URETER to the KIDNEY CALICES.
Annotation: do not confuse with pelvic kidney ( = KIDNEY /abnorm); inflammation = PYELITIS; nephrostomy: consider NEPHROSTOMY, PERCUTANEOUS
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
Consider Also: consider also terms at PYEL-
DeCS ID: 7857
Unique ID: D007682
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: 2006/07/05
Kidney Pelvis - Preferred
Concept UI M0012023
Scope note The flattened, funnel-shaped expansion connecting the URETER to the KIDNEY CALICES.
Preferred term Kidney Pelvis
Entry term(s) Pelvis, Kidney
Pelvis, Renal
Renal Pelvis



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