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Gastrointestinal Tract
MeSH HeadingGastrointestinal Tract
Tree NumberA03.556
Scope NoteGenerally refers to the digestive structures stretching from the MOUTH to ANUS, but does not include the accessory glandular organs ( LIVER; BILIARY TRACT; PANCREAS).
Entry TermDigestive Tract
Entry TermGI Tract
Allowable QualifiersAB AH BS CH CY DE EM EN GD IM IN IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RA RE RI SE SU UL US VI
Previous IndexingGastrointestinal System (1965-2003)
History Note2004
Date of Entry20030709
Unique IDD041981


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Digestive System [A03]
Biliary Tract [A03.159]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeGastrointestinal Tract [A03.556]
Intestines [A03.556.124]  +
Lower Gastrointestinal Tract [A03.556.249]  +
Mouth [A03.556.500]  +
Pharynx [A03.556.750]
Upper Gastrointestinal Tract [A03.556.875]  +
Liver [A03.620]  +
Pancreas [A03.734]  +

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