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Descriptor English: Autolysis
Descriptor Spanish: Autólisis
Descriptor Portuguese: Autólise
Descriptor French: Autolyse (histologie)
Entry term(s): Autolyses
Tree number(s): C23.550.260.224.617.236
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001329
Scope note: The spontaneous disintegration of tissues or cells by the action of their own autogenous enzymes.
Annotation: restrict to humans and higher animals; BACTERIOLYSIS is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Postmortem Changes (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72(68)
DeCS ID: 1335
Unique ID: D001329
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Autolysis - Preferred
Concept UI M0001990
Scope note The spontaneous disintegration of tissues or cells by the action of their own autogenous enzymes.
Preferred term Autolysis
Entry term(s) Autolyses



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