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Descriptor English: Liver
Descriptor Spanish: Hígado
Descriptor hígado
Scope note: Órgano glandular, grande y lobulado, situado en el abdomen de los vertebrados, responsable de la desintoxicación, el metabolismo, la síntesis y el almacenamiento de diversas sustancias.
Descriptor Portuguese: Fígado
Descriptor French: Foie
Tree number(s): A03.620
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008099
Scope note: A large lobed glandular organ in the abdomen of vertebrates that is responsible for detoxification, metabolism, synthesis and storage of various substances.
Annotation: / blood supply: consider also LIVER CIRCULATION; / cytol: consider also HEPATOCYTES & KUPFFER CELLS; / surg: consider also HEPATECTOMY & LIVER TRANSPLANTATION; inflammation = HEPATITIS & its specifics; specialty is HEPATOLOGY see GASTROENTEROLOGY; do not confuse "hepatic" with "intrahepatic": "intrahepatic" may refer to BILE DUCTS, INTRAHEPATIC & its diseases
Allowable Qualifiers: AB malformations
AH anatomie et histologie
BS vascularisation
CH composition chimique
CY cytologie
DE effets des médicaments et des substances chimiques
DG imagerie diagnostique
EM embryologie
EN enzymologie
GD croissance et développement
IM immunologie
IN traumatismes
IR innervation
ME métabolisme
MI microbiologie
PA anatomopathologie
PH physiologie
PP physiopathologie
PS parasitologie
RE effets des radiations
SU chirurgie
UL ultrastructure
VI virologie
Entry Combination: transplantation:Liver Transplantation
Related: Hépatectomie MeSH
DeCS ID: 8272
Unique ID: D008099
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Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/16
Foie - Preferred
Concept UI M0012632
Preferred term Foie



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