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Descriptor English: Knee
Descriptor Spanish: Rodilla
Descriptor Portuguese: Joelho
Descriptor French: Genou
Tree number(s): A01.378.610.450
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007717
Scope note: A region of the lower extremity immediately surrounding and including the KNEE JOINT.
Annotation: use for primates only; use HINDLIMB for non-primate vertebrates; / inj = KNEE INJURIES but PATELLA / inj is also available; differentiate from KNEE JOINT
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
GD growth & development
IR innervation
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
VI virology
Entry Combination: injuries:Knee Injuries
DeCS ID: 7892
Unique ID: D007717
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: 2015/06/16
Knee - Preferred
Concept UI M0012066
Scope note A region of the lower extremity immediately surrounding and including the KNEE JOINT.
Preferred term Knee



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