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MeSH Headings & Trees

The MeSH Record

MeSH record for Peritoneum

Allowable qualifers for Peritoneum

Annotations: indexing information for the term, such as IM/NIM designation, coordinations, subheadings to use for certain conditions, etc.

Scope Note: scientific definition of MeSH term.

Entry Terms: synonyms or alternate spellings of the main heading, which can be used for indexing. Entry Terms ARE NOT listed in the trees.

See Also: provides a list of other related terms for the indexer to consider

Allowable qualifiers: a list of all subheadings that can be used with this term

Last Reviewed: January 17, 2020