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Skull MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Skull
Tree Number(s)
A02.835.232.781
Unique ID
D012886
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012886
Annotation
bony part of head only; differentiate from HEAD & FACE; "cranial" is SKULL; /‌abnorm: consider also CRANIOFACIAL ABNORMALITIES; /‌anat: consider also CEPHALOMETRY; /‌inj "cranio-cerebral inj" is CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA (or its specifics) only & not also here unless particularly discussed; /‌surg: consider also CRANIOTOMY & TREPHINING; "craniofacial dysmorphism" or "craniofacial fibrous dysplasia": index under FACIAL BONES (IM) + SKULL (IM) + FIBROUS DYSPLASIA, POLYOSTOTIC (IM)
Scope Note
The SKELETON of the HEAD including the FACIAL BONES and the bones enclosing the BRAIN.
Entry Term(s)
Calvaria
Calvarium
Cranium
See Also
Cephalometry
Craniotomy
Intracranial Pressure
Trephining
Consider Also
consider also terms at CRANI-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Skull Preferred
Calvaria Related
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