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Uterus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Uterus
Tree Number(s)
A05.360.319.679
Unique ID
D014599
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014599
Annotation
/blood supply: consider PLACENTAL CIRCULATION; /‌surg: consider HYSTERECTOMY or HYSTEROTOMY; inflammation = ENDOMETRITIS
Scope Note
The hollow thick-walled muscular organ in the female PELVIS. It consists of the fundus which is the site of EMBRYO IMPLANTATION and FETAL DEVELOPMENT. Beyond the isthmus at the perineal end of fundus, is CERVIX UTERI (the neck) opening into VAGINA. Beyond the isthmi at the upper abdominal end of fundus, are the FALLOPIAN TUBES.
Entry Term(s)
Fundus Uteri
Uteri
Uterine Cornua
Uterine Fundus
Uterus Cornua
Womb
See Also
Hysterectomy
Hysterosalpingography
Hysteroscopy
Consider Also
consider also terms at HYSTER-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/02/06
Uterus Preferred
Uterus Cornua Narrower
Uterine Fundus Narrower
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