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Descriptor in English: Disease
Descriptor in Spanish: Enfermedad
Descriptor in Portuguese: Doença
Descriptor in French: Maladie
Entry term(s): Diseases
Tree number(s): C23.550.288
HP1.007.262.808
HP2.029
SP5.001.002.013
Scope note: A definite pathologic process with a characteristic set of signs and symptoms. It may affect the whole body or any of its parts, and its etiology, pathology, and prognosis may be known or unknown.
Annotation: general only as a physiological, pathological, philosophical concept, opposite "health"; Manual 23.5+; / econ permitted but consider also economic aspects of disease as ECONOMICS, MEDICAL; / psychol permitted but consider also psychogenic origin of disease as PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGIC DISORDERS
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
PX psychology
DeCS UI: 28564
Descriptor UI: D004194
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Disease - Preferred
Concept UI M0006564
Scope note A definite pathologic process with a characteristic set of signs and symptoms. It may affect the whole body or any of its parts, and its etiology, pathology, and prognosis may be known or unknown.
Preferred term Disease
Entry term(s) Diseases



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