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Rectum MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Rectum
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.124.526.767
A03.556.249.249.767
Unique ID
D012007
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012007
Annotation
/surg: do not confuse with the specialty COLORECTAL SURGERY; rectal bleeding: RECTUM + HEMORRHAGE, GASTROINTESTINAL for bleeding through the rectum; hemorrhaging rectum is RECTAL DISEASES + HEMORRHAGE, GASTROINTESTINAL; inflammation = PROCTITIS; /‌abnorm: consider also ANORECTAL MALFORMATIONS
Scope Note
The distal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE, between the SIGMOID COLON and the ANAL CANAL.
Consider Also
consider also terms at PROCT-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/03
Rectum Preferred
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