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Descriptor in English: Sneezing
Descriptor in Spanish: Estornudo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Espirro
Descriptor in French: Éternuement
Entry term(s): Sneezings
Tree number(s): C23.888.852.889
G09.772.832
Scope note: The sudden, forceful, involuntary expulsion of air from the NOSE and MOUTH caused by irritation to the MUCOUS MEMBRANES of the upper RESPIRATORY TRACT.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
DeCS UI: 13293
Descriptor UI: D012912
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Sneezing - Preferred
Concept UI M0019990
Scope note The sudden, forceful, involuntary expulsion of air from the NOSE and MOUTH caused by irritation to the MUCOUS MEMBRANES of the upper RESPIRATORY TRACT.
Preferred term Sneezing
Entry term(s) Sneezings



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