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Calculi MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Calculi
Tree Number(s)
C23.300.175
Unique ID
D002137
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002137
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate with organ/diseases term; chemolysis of calculi: coordinate disease with /‌ther, not /‌drug ther
Scope Note
An abnormal concretion occurring mostly in the urinary and biliary tracts, usually composed of mineral salts. Also called stones.
Entry Term(s)
Biliary or Urinary Stones
See Also
Lithiasis
Lithotripsy
Online Note
to search for chem composition of calculi, use CALCULI/anal 1987-1990 & CALCULI/metab 1966-86
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/08
Calculi Preferred
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