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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0817096

NCI Thesaurus Code: C12799  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Body Location or Region

NCIt Definition: The division of the body lying between the neck and the abdomen.

RADLEX Definition: Subdivision of trunk proper, which is demarcated from the neck by the plane of the superior thoracic aperture and from the abdomen internally by the inferior surface of the diaphragm and externally by the costal margin and associated with the thoracic vertebral column and ribcage and from the back of the thorax by the external surface of the posterolateral part of the rib cage, the anterior surface of the thoracic vertebral column and the posterior axillary lines; together with the abdomen and the perineum, it constitutes the trunk proper. [FMA]

CDISC Definition: The division of the body lying between the neck and the abdomen. (NCI)

CSP Definition: part of the body between the neck and the thoracic diaphragm, encased by the ribs.

MSH Definition: The upper part of the trunk between the NECK and the ABDOMEN. It contains the chief organs of the circulatory and respiratory systems. (From Stedman, 25th ed)

UWDA Definition: Subdivision of the trunk, which is demarcated from the neck by the plane of the superior thoracic aperture and from the abdomen internally by the inferior surface of the diaphragm and externally by the costal margin; together with the abdomen, pelvis and perineum, it constitutes the trunk. Examples: There is only one thorax.

FMA Definition: Subdivision of trunk proper, which is demarcated from the neck by the plane of the superior thoracic aperture and from the abdomen internally by the inferior surface of the diaphragm and externally by the costal margin and associated with the thoracic vertebral column and ribcage and from the back of the thorax by the external surface of the posterolateral part of the rib cage, the anterior surface of the thoracic vertebral column and the posterior axillary lines; together with the abdomen and the perineum, it constitutes the trunk proper. Examples: There is only one thorax.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Chest
Thoraces
Thorace
Thoracic structure (body structure)
Thoracic structure
Thorax, NOS
thorax

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C12799 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN /surg = THORACIC SURGERY, the specialty (Cat G2) or THORACIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES (Cat E4); "intrathoracic" could be THORAX or HEART or LUNG or RIBS: check text; chest pain = CHEST PAIN MSH
AQL AB AH BS CH CY DE DG EM EN GD IM IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RE 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 upper part of the trunk between the neck and the abdomen. It contains the chief organs of the circulatory and respiratory systems. (From Stedman, 25th ed) [MeSH] RADLEX
Contributing_Source CDISC NCI
CTV3ID Xa1ga SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Wed Mar 24 13:58:08 PST 1999 FMA
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 0468-8763 CSP
DX 19600101 MSH
EC injuries:Thoracic Injuries MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
FMAID 9576 RADLEX
FX D008400 MSH
FX D013902 MSH
FX D013903 MSH
FX D013905 MSH
FX D013906 MSH
FX D013907 MSH
FX D013908 MSH
HN /surgery was used for indexing 1966-79 MSH
ICD-O-3_CODE C76.1 SNOMEDCT_US
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 20160809 MSH
MN A01.923.761 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
OL search THORAX/SU under THORACIC SURGERY 1966-79 MSH
PM /surgery ( = THORACIC SURGERY as of 1980) was used for indexing 1966-79 MSH
SUBSET_MEMBER 446608001~MAPTARGET~C76.1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734138000~TARGETCOMPONENT~302551006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~Xa1ga 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 A01.1.00.014 FMA
TERM_LEVEL 4 ICDO
TERMUI T040790 MSH
TERMUI T040791 MSH
TERMUI T040792 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TH NLM (1990) MSH
TH UNK (19XX) MSH
TRANSLATION Filipino: Dibdib FMA
TRANSLATION Spanish: Pecho FMA
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US
UWT Body Part Subdivision UWDA

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