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Descriptor in English: Disease Susceptibility
Descriptor in Spanish: Susceptibilidad a Enfermedades
Descriptor in Portuguese: Suscetibilidade a Doenças
Descriptor in French: Prédisposition aux maladies
Entry term(s): Diatheses
Diathesis
Disease Susceptibilities
Susceptibilities, Disease
Susceptibility, Disease
Tree number(s): C23.550.291.687
G07.100.250
HP1.007.262.808.165
SP4.046.457.753
Scope note: A constitution or condition of the body which makes the tissues react in special ways to certain extrinsic stimuli and thus tends to make the individual more than usually susceptible to certain diseases.
Annotation: IM GEN only
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Online Note: use DISEASE SUSCEPTIBILITY to search DIATHESIS 1966-80
History Note: 81; was DIATHESIS 1963-80
DeCS UI: 4258
Descriptor UI: D004198
Date Established: 1981/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Disease Susceptibility - Preferred
Concept UI M0006569
Scope note A constitution or condition of the body which makes the tissues react in special ways to certain extrinsic stimuli and thus tends to make the individual more than usually susceptible to certain diseases.
Preferred term Disease Susceptibility
Entry term(s) Diatheses
Diathesis
Disease Susceptibilities
Susceptibilities, Disease
Susceptibility, Disease



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