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Descriptor English: Allostasis
Descriptor Spanish: Alostasis
Descriptor Portuguese: Alostase
Descriptor French: Allostasie
Entry term(s): Allostases
Allostatic Load
Allostatic Loads
Load, Allostatic
Loads, Allostatic
Tree number(s): G16.012.500.274
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052636
Scope note: Biological adaptation, such as the rise of EPINEPHRINE in response to exercise, stress or perceived danger, followed by a fall of epinephrine during RELAXATION. Allostasis is the achievement of stability by turning on and turning off the allostatic systems including the IMMUNE SYSTEM; the AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM and NEUROENDOCRINE SYSTEMS.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Homeostasis (1994-2006)
Public MeSH Note: 2007
History Note: 2007
Related: Adaptation, Psychological MeSH
DeCS ID: 52463
Unique ID: D052636
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Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Revision Date: 2016/06/02
Allostasis - Preferred
Concept UI M0488277
Scope note Biological adaptation, such as the rise of EPINEPHRINE in response to exercise, stress or perceived danger, followed by a fall of epinephrine during RELAXATION. Allostasis is the achievement of stability by turning on and turning off the allostatic systems including the IMMUNE SYSTEM; the AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM and NEUROENDOCRINE SYSTEMS.
Preferred term Allostasis
Entry term(s) Allostases
Allostatic Load - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0488606
Scope note The amount of adaptive work involved in allostasis.
Preferred term Allostatic Load
Entry term(s) Allostatic Loads
Load, Allostatic
Loads, Allostatic



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