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Duodenum MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Duodenum
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.124.684.124
A03.556.875.249
Unique ID
D004386
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004386
Annotation
inflammation = DUODENITIS; fistula = DUODENAL DISEASES + INTESTINAL FISTULA; duodenal atresia = DUODENAL OBSTRUCTION /‌congen + INTESTINAL ATRESIA; duodenal juice = DUODENUM + INTESTINAL SECRETIONS
Scope Note
The shortest and widest portion of the SMALL INTESTINE adjacent to the PYLORUS of the STOMACH. It is named for having the length equal to about the width of 12 fingers.
NLM Classification #
WI 505
See Also
Duodenoscopy
Duodenostomy
Public MeSH Note
DUODENAL INTUBATION was heading 1963-65
History Note
DUODENAL INTUBATION was heading 1963-65
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/02
Duodenum Preferred
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