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Neck MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Neck
Tree Number(s)
A01.598
Unique ID
D009333
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009333
Annotation
as a region & for soft parts but note that NECK MUSCLES is also available; bones = CERVICAL VERTEBRAE; "cervical lymph nodes" = LYMPH NODES (IM) + NECK (NIM); "neck dissection" probably refers to dissection of lymph nodes in cancer: index LYMPH NODE EXCISION (IM) + NECK (NIM) for general or unspecified or RADICAL NECK DISSECTION if specified
Scope Note
The part of a human or animal body connecting the HEAD to the rest of the body.
See Also
Cervical Vertebrae
Neck Muscles
Consider Also
consider also terms at CERVICAL and CERVICO-
Entry Combination
injuries:Neck Injuries
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/16
Neck Preferred
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