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Mediastinum MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mediastinum
Tree Number(s)
A01.923.761.800.500
Unique ID
D008482
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008482
Annotation
inflammation = MEDIASTINITIS
Scope Note
A membrane in the midline of the THORAX of mammals. It separates the lungs between the STERNUM in front and the VERTEBRAL COLUMN behind. It also surrounds the HEART, TRACHEA, ESOPHAGUS, THYMUS, and LYMPH NODES.
NLM Classification #
WF 900
See Also
Mediastinoscopy
Pneumomediastinum, Diagnostic
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/16
Mediastinum Preferred
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