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Descriptor in English: Disease Resistance
Descriptor in Spanish: Resistencia a la Enfermedad
Descriptor in Portuguese: Resistência à Doença
Descriptor in French: Résistance à la maladie
Entry term(s): Disease Resistances
Resistance, Disease
Resistances, Disease
Tree number(s): C23.550.291.671
G12.450.564.250
G12.450.800.250
G15.630.250
Scope note: The capacity of an organism to defend itself against pathological processes or the agents of those processes. This most often involves innate immunity whereby the organism responds to pathogens in a generic way. The term disease resistance is used most frequently when referring to plants.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: 2012; use IMMUNITY, INNATE 1978-2011
DeCS UI: 54542
Descriptor UI: D060467
Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/06/24
Revision Date: 2016/06/22
Disease Resistance - Preferred
Concept UI M0413729
Scope note The capacity of an organism to defend itself against pathological processes or the agents of those processes. This most often involves innate immunity whereby the organism responds to pathogens in a generic way. The term disease resistance is used most frequently when referring to plants.
Preferred term Disease Resistance
Entry term(s) Disease Resistances
Resistance, Disease
Resistances, Disease



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