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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0021851

NCI Thesaurus Code: C12379  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component

NCIt Definition: A muscular tube that extends from the end of the small intestine to the anus.

RADLEX Definition: Organ with organ cavity which is continuous proximally with the small intestine and distally with the anal canal. [FMA]

CDISC Definition: The avillous section of the intestine composed of crypts and extending from the terminal small intestine to the external orifice.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: The long, tube-like organ that is connected to the small intestine at one end and the anus at the other. The large intestine has four parts: cecum, colon, rectum, and anal canal. Partly digested food moves through the cecum into the colon, where water and some nutrients and electrolytes are removed. The remaining material, solid waste called stool, moves through the colon, is stored in the rectum, and leaves the body through the anal canal and anus.

CSP Definition: segment of the lower gastrointestinal tract that includes the cecum, the colon and the rectum.

MSH Definition: A segment of the LOWER GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT that includes the CECUM; the COLON; and the RECTUM.

UWDA Definition: Organ with organ cavity which is continuous proximally with the small intestine and distally with the anal canal. Examples: There is only large intestine.

FMA Definition: Organ with organ cavity which is continuous proximally with the small intestine and distally with the anal canal. Examples: There is only large intestine.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
großer Darm
Intestine, Large
Intestinum crassum
Large bowel, NOS
large bowel
Large intestinal structure (body structure)
Large intestinal structure
large intestine

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C12379 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN GEN: prefer specifics; inflammation: coord IM with GASTROENTERITIS (IM) 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 [alt def] The segment of large intestine between the cecum and the rectum. It includes the ascending colon; the transverse colon; the descending colon; and the sigmoid colon. [MeSH] RADLEX
Contributing_Source CDISC NCI
CTV3ID Xa1Fv SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED May 3 1996 12:57:31:583PM FMA
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED May 3 1996 12:58:07:116PM FMA
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 1250-4104 CSP
DX 19600101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
FMAID 7201 RADLEX
HN INTESTINAL MICROORGANISMS was heading 1963-67 MSH
ICD-O-3_CODE C18.9 SNOMEDCT_US
LANGUAGE Latin FMA
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 20030709 MSH
MN A03.556.124.526 MSH
MN A03.556.249.249 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
OL search INTESTINAL MICROORGANISMS under INTESTINES 1966-67 MSH
PM INTESTINAL MICROORGANISMS was heading 1963-67 MSH
SUBSET_MEMBER 446608001~MAPTARGET~C18.9 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734138000~TARGETCOMPONENT~181254001 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734139008~TARGETCOMPONENT~119214008 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~Xa1Fv 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 A05.7.01.001 FMA
TERM_LEVEL Synonym ICDO
TERMUI T022286 MSH
TERMUI T528684 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TH NLM (2004) MSH
TRANSLATION French: Gros intestin FMA
TRANSLATION German: Gro├čer Darm FMA
TRANSLATION Spanish: Intestino grande FMA
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US
UWT Organ UWDA

Additional Concept Data:  (none)

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