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Qualifier in English: physiology
Qualifier in Spanish: fisiología
Qualifier in Portuguese: fisiologia
Qualifier in French: physiologie
Entry term(s): function
Scope note: Used with organs, tissues, and cells of unicellular and multicellular organisms for normal function. It is used also with biochemical substances, endogenously produced, for their physiologic role.
Annotation: subhead only; normal "function" only: for function in disease use /physiopathology; with endogenous chemicals only, for their physiologic role; see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.55; DF: /physiol or /PH
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/PH or PH (SH) or SUBS APPLY PH
History Note: 66; used with Category A, B & G 1966; A, B, D & G 1967-69; A, B & D 1970-74; A, B, D & F1-2 1975-86; A, B, D, F1-2, AGING, CLIMACTERIC+, INFANT, NEWBORN+, PREGNANCY+, PREGNANCY, ANIMAL+, PUBERTY+ & PUERPERIUM+ 1987-89; A, B, D8, D11-13, D24, F2 & G4-1 1990 forward
Entry Version: PHYSIOL
Abbreviation: PH
DeCS UI: 22031
Descriptor UI: Q000502
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1973/12/27
Revision Date: 2003/07/22
physiology - Preferred
Concept UI M0030706
Scope note Used with organs, tissues, and cells of unicellular and multicellular organisms for normal function. It is used also with biochemical substances, endogenously produced, for their physiologic role.
Preferred term physiology
Entry term(s) function



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