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Descriptor English: Suppuration
Descriptor Spanish: Supuración
Descriptor Portuguese: Supuração
Descriptor French: Suppuration
Entry term(s): Pus
Tree number(s): C01.830
C23.550.470.756
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013492
Scope note: A pathologic process consisting in the formation of pus.
Annotation: NIM; TN 178: for suppurative dis & coord
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
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 13874
Unique ID: D013492
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/08
Suppuration - Preferred
Concept UI M0020847
Scope note A pathologic process consisting in the formation of pus.
Preferred term Suppuration
Pus - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0020846
Preferred term Pus



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