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Thorax MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Thorax
Tree Number(s)
A01.923.761
Unique ID
D013909
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013909
Annotation
/surg = THORACIC SURGERY, the specialty (Cat G2) or THORACIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES (Cat E4); "intrathoracic" could be THORAX or HEART or LUNG or RIBS: check text; chest pain = CHEST PAIN
Scope Note
The upper part of the trunk between the NECK and the ABDOMEN. It contains the chief organs of the circulatory and respiratory systems. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Chest
Thoraces
NLM Classification #
WE 715
See Also
Mass Chest X-Ray
Radiography, Thoracic
Thoracic Surgery
Thoracoplasty
Thoracoscopy
Thoracostomy
Thoracotomy
Public MeSH Note
/surgery ( = THORACIC SURGERY as of 1980) was used for indexing 1966-79
Online Note
search THORAX/SU under THORACIC SURGERY 1966-79
History Note
/surgery was used for indexing 1966-79
Entry Combination
injuries:Thoracic Injuries
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Thorax Preferred
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