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Descriptor English: Ankle
Descriptor Spanish: Tobillo
Descriptor Portuguese: Tornozelo
Descriptor French: Cheville
Entry term(s): Ankles
Regio tarsalis
Tarsus
Tree number(s): A01.378.610.050
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000842
Scope note: The region of the lower limb between the FOOT and the LEG.
Annotation: primates only; use TARSUS, ANIMAL for non-primate vertebrates; differentiate from ANKLE JOINT; ANKLE BONES see TARSAL BONES is also available; do not confuse X ref TARSUS with tarsus or tarsal referring to the eyelid
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:Ankle Injuries
Public MeSH Note: 1963; see ANKLE INJURIES to search ANKLE/injuries 1966-91; for TARSUS see TARSUS 1988-2001
History Note: 1963; use ANKLE INJURIES to search ANKLE/injuries 1966-91
Related: Ankle Joint MeSH
Tarsal Bones MeSH
DeCS ID: 856
Unique ID: D000842
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Ankle - Preferred
Concept UI M0001252
Scope note The region of the lower limb between the FOOT and the LEG.
Preferred term Ankle
Entry term(s) Ankles
Regio tarsalis
Tarsus



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