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Ribs MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ribs
Tree Number(s)
A02.835.232.570.500
Unique ID
D012272
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012272
Annotation
/inj permitted: do not coordinate with THORACIC INJURIES but note RIB FRACTURES is available
Scope Note
A set of twelve curved bones which connect to the vertebral column posteriorly, and terminate anteriorly as costal cartilage. Together, they form a protective cage around the internal thoracic organs.
NLM Classification #
WE 715
See Also
Tietze's Syndrome
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Ribs Preferred
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