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Descriptor in English: Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases
Descriptor in Spanish: Enfermedades Hematológicas y Linfáticas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Doenças Sanguíneas e Linfáticas
Descriptor in French: Hémopathies et maladies lymphatiques
Entry term(s): Blood and Lymphatic System Disorders
Tree number(s): C15
Scope note: Hematologic diseases and diseases of the lymphatic system collectively. Hemic diseases include disorders involving the formed elements (e.g., ERYTHROCYTE AGGREGATION, INTRAVASCULAR) and chemical components (e.g., BLOOD PROTEIN DISORDERS); lymphatic diseases include disorders relating to lymph, lymph nodes, and lymphocytes.
Annotation: used for searching; INDEXER: Do not use; CATALOGER: Do not use
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
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 98; use explode 1971-97
DeCS UI: 6574
Descriptor UI: D006425
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/06/17
Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases - Preferred
Concept UI M0010072
Scope note Hematologic diseases and diseases of the lymphatic system collectively. Hemic diseases include disorders involving the formed elements (e.g., ERYTHROCYTE AGGREGATION, INTRAVASCULAR) and chemical components (e.g., BLOOD PROTEIN DISORDERS); lymphatic diseases include disorders relating to lymph, lymph nodes, and lymphocytes.
Preferred term Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases
Entry term(s) Blood and Lymphatic System Disorders



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