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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0003617

NCI Thesaurus Code: C12380  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component

NCIt Definition: Small tissue projection existing as a cecal diverticulum with a questionable history of vestigial versus specialized organ.

RADLEX Definition: Organ with organ cavity which is continuous proximally with the cecum and distally terminates in the tip of the appendix. Examples: There is only one appendix. [FMA]

CDISC Definition: A pouch-like tissue attached to the cecum, which may exist as a diverticulum.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A small, fingerlike pouch that sticks out from the cecum (the first part of the large intestine near the end of the small intestine).

MSH Definition: A worm-like blind tube extension from the CECUM.

UWDA Definition: Organ with organ cavity which is continuous proximally with the cecum and distally terminates in the tip of the appendix. Examples: There is only one appendix.

FMA Definition: Organ with organ cavity which is continuous proximally with the cecum and distally terminates in the tip of the appendix. Examples: There is only one appendix.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
anhang
Appendix structure (body structure)
Appendix structure
Appendix vermiformis
Appendix, Vermiform
appendix
LARGE INTESTINE, APPENDIX
vermiform appendix

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C12380 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN /surg: probably APPENDECTOMY; diseases: coord IM with CECAL DISEASES (IM); inflammation = APPENDICITIS; "ruptured" or "perforated" appendix: see note under APPENDICITIS MSH
AQL AB AH BS CH CY DE DG EM EN GD IM IN IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RE SE SU TR UL VI MSH
AUTHORITY Rosse MD FMA
AUTHORITY Terminologia Anatomica 1998 FMA
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CHARACTERISTIC_TYPE_ID 900000000000011006 SNOMEDCT_US
CITE Playbook RADLEX
COMMENT [altern. def] A worm-like blind tube extension from the cecum. [MeSH] RADLEX
Contributing_Source CDISC NCI
CTV3ID XaFkq SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Oct 22 1997 3:04:04:070PM FMA
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Thu Jan 14 16:23:44 PST 1999 FMA
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 1250-4622 CSP
DX 19660101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
EXTERNALLY_DEFINED N LNC
FMAID 14542 RADLEX
FX D001062 MSH
ICD-O-3_CODE C18.1 SNOMEDCT_US
LANGUAGE Latin FMA
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 20030709 MSH
MN A03.556.124.526.209.290 MSH
MN A03.556.249.249.209.290 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 446608001~MAPTARGET~C18.1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734138000~TARGETCOMPONENT~181255000 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XaFkq SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TA_ID A05.7.02.007 FMA
TERM_LEVEL 4 ICDO
TERMUI T003234 MSH
TERMUI T528822 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TH NLM (2004) MSH
TRANSLATION German: Anhang FMA
TRANSLATION Spanish: Apéndice FMA
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US
UWT Organ UWDA

Additional Concept Data:  (none)

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