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Colon MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Colon
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.124.526.356
A03.556.249.249.356
Unique ID
D003106
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003106
Annotation
entry term TAENIA COLI: do not confuse with Taenia, a genus of tapeworm; inflammation = COLITIS; /‌surg: do not confuse with specialty COLORECTAL SURGERY and consider also COLECTOMY or COLOSTOMY; note entry terms: coord with specific tissue type if appropriate
Scope Note
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the RECTUM. It includes the ASCENDING COLON; the TRANSVERSE COLON; the DESCENDING COLON; and the SIGMOID COLON.
Entry Term(s)
Appendix Epiploica
Omental Appendices
Omental Appendix
Taenia Coli
See Also
Colectomy
Colonoscopy
Colostomy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Colon Preferred
Taenia Coli Narrower
Appendix Epiploica Narrower
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