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Qualifier English: pathology
Qualifier Spanish: patología
Qualifier Portuguese: patologia
Qualifier French: anatomopathologie
Entry term(s): biopsy
cytopathology
histopathology
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/Q000473
Scope note: Used for organ, tissue, or cell structure in disease states.
Annotation: subheading only; for description of tissue or cell structure in disease: not for normal tissue ( = / anatomy & histology) nor for normal cells ( = / cytology); not a synonym for "disease"; includes biopsy; for subcellular pathology use / ultrastruct
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/PA or PA (SH) or SUBS APPLY PA
History Note: 66; used with Category A, C & F 1966-74; A, C & F3 1975-86; A, C, F3 & AGING 1987; A, C, F3, AGING, BRONCHOALVEOLAR LAVAGE FLUID & SMOKING 1988; A, C, F3, AGING & SMOKING+ 1989; A1-11, A13-16, C & F3 1990 forward
Entry Version: PATHOL
Abbreviation: PA
DeCS ID: 22053
Unique ID: Q000473
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1973/12/27
Revision Date: 2016/06/15
pathology - Preferred
Concept UI M0030686
Scope note Used for organ, tissue, or cell structure in disease states.
Preferred term pathology
cytopathology - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0030688
Preferred term cytopathology
histopathology - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0030689
Preferred term histopathology
biopsy - Narrower
Concept UI M0030687
Preferred term biopsy



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