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Descriptor English: Lip
Descriptor Spanish: Labio
Descriptor Portuguese: Lábio
Descriptor French: Lèvre
Entry term(s): Lips
Philtrum
Philtrums
Tree number(s): A01.456.505.631.515
A14.549.336
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008046
Scope note: Either of the two fleshy, full-blooded margins of the mouth.
Annotation: inflammation = CHEILITIS
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: 65; was LIPS 1963-64
History Note: 65; was LIPS 1963-64
DeCS ID: 8221
Unique ID: D008046
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Lip - Preferred
Concept UI M0012536
Scope note Either of the two fleshy, full-blooded margins of the mouth.
Preferred term Lip
Entry term(s) Lips
Philtrum - Narrower
Concept UI M0523753
Scope note Vertical groove in the upper lip.
Preferred term Philtrum
Entry term(s) Philtrums



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