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Colon, Sigmoid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Colon, Sigmoid
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.124.526.356.668
A03.556.249.249.356.668
Unique ID
D012809
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012809
Annotation
sigmoiditis = SIGMOID DISEASES (IM) + COLITIS (NIM) but note PROCTOSIGMOIDITIS see PROCTOCOLITIS & RECTOSIGMOIDITIS see PROCTOCOLITIS; diverticulosis & diverticulitis: see note on SIGMOID DISEASES
Scope Note
A segment of the COLON between the RECTUM and the descending colon.
Entry Term(s)
Sigmoid
Sigmoid Colon
NLM Classification #
WI 560
See Also
Sigmoidoscopy
Public MeSH Note
2004; see SIGMOID 1966-2003
History Note
2004 (1966)
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Colon, Sigmoid Preferred
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