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PREFERRED TERM

Intestines  

BROADER CONCEPT

NOTE

  • GEN; /secret = INTESTINAL MUCOSA /secret or INTESTINAL SECRETIONS; invagination = INTUSSUSCEPTION; /surg: consider also ENTEROSTOMY & GASTROENTEROSTOMY; inflammation or inflamm dis: see note on INTESTINAL DISEASES; gas cysts = PNEUMATOSIS CYSTOIDES INTESTINALIS

SCOPE NOTE

  • The section of the alimentary canal from the STOMACH to the ANAL CANAL. It includes the LARGE INTESTINE and SMALL INTESTINE.

HISTORY NOTE

  • /microbiology was INTESTINAL MICROORGANISMS 1963-67

IN OTHER LANGUAGES

  • Finnish

  • enteron
  • intestinum
  • suolet
  • suoli
  • Enteron

    Latin (Finland)

  • Intestinum
  • Swedish

URI

http://www.yso.fi/onto/mesh/D007422

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