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Breast MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Breast
Tree Number(s)
A01.236
Unique ID
D001940
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001940
Annotation
human only; animal is MAMMARY GLANDS, ANIMAL; /‌surg: consider also MASTECTOMY & MAMMAPLASTY; inflammation = MASTITIS; tuberc of breast = MASTITIS (IM) + TUBERCULOSIS (IM), not TUBERCULOSIS, ENDOCRINE; self-examination = BREAST SELF-EXAMINATION
Scope Note
In humans, one of the paired regions in the anterior portion of the THORAX. The breasts consist of the MAMMARY GLANDS, the SKIN, the MUSCLES, the ADIPOSE TISSUE, and the CONNECTIVE TISSUES.
See Also
Lactation
Mammaplasty
Mammary Glands, Animal
Mammography
Mastectomy
Consider Also
consider also terms at MAMMA- and MAST-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/08/09
Breast Preferred
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