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Descriptor English:   Peripheral Tolerance 
Descriptor Spanish:   Tolerancia Periférica 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Tolerância Periférica 
Synonyms English:   Tolerance, Peripheral  
Tree Number:   G12.535.425.800.600
Definition English:   The mechanism, in peripheral lymphoid organs (LYMPH NODES; SPLEEN; TONSILS; and mucosal-associated lymphoid tissue), that prevents mature lymphocytes from reacting to SELF-ANTIGENS. This is accomplished through a variety of means including CLONAL ANERGY and CLONAL DELETION. 
History Note English:   2012 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
DE drug effects GE genetics
IM immunology PH physiology
RE radiation effects  
Record Number:   54819 
Unique Identifier:   D061166 

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