Descriptor English: Lymph Nodes
Descriptor Spanish: Ganglios Linfáticos
Descriptor ganglios linfáticos
Entry term(s) nódulos linfáticos
Scope note: Cuerpos con forma oval o de habichuela, entre 1 y 30 mm de diámetro, localizados a lo largo del sistema linfático.
Descriptor Portuguese: Linfonodos
Descriptor French: Noeuds lymphatiques
Entry term(s): Lymph Node
Node, Lymph
Nodes, Lymph
Tree number(s): A10.549.400
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: They are oval or bean shaped bodies (1 - 30 mm in diameter) located along the lymphatic system.
Annotation: /surg: probably LYMPH NODE EXCISION or specifics; "axillary lymph nodes" = LYMPH NODES + AXILLA (NIM, no qualifiers); "cervical lymph nodes" = LYMPH NODES + NECK (NIM, no qualifiers); inflammation = LYMPHADENITIS
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
Related: Lymph Node Excision MeSH
Lymphography MeSH
DeCS ID: 8375
Unique ID: D008198
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/04/19
Lymph Nodes - Preferred
Concept UI M0012781
Scope note They are oval or bean shaped bodies (1 - 30 mm in diameter) located along the lymphatic system.
Preferred term Lymph Nodes
Entry term(s) Lymph Node
Node, Lymph
Nodes, Lymph

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