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Descriptor English: Hyperplasia
Descriptor Spanish: Hiperplasia
Descriptor Portuguese: Hiperplasia
Descriptor French: Hyperplasie
Entry term(s): Hyperplasias
Tree number(s): C23.550.444
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006965
Scope note: An increase in the number of cells in a tissue or organ without tumor formation. It differs from HYPERTROPHY, which is an increase in bulk without an increase in the number of cells.
Annotation: general or unspecified; coordinate NIM with organ /pathol (IM); many specific precoordinated hyperplasia terms are available; congen adrenal hyperplasia = ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA, CONGENITAL but non-congenital adrenal hyperplasia = ADRENAL GLANDS /pathol (IM) + HYPERPLASIA (NIM)
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
Public MeSH Note: 1965
History Note: 1965
Related: Cell Proliferation MeSH
Precancerous Conditions MeSH
DeCS ID: 7144
Unique ID: D006965
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2004/07/07
Hyperplasia - Preferred
Concept UI M0010849
Scope note An increase in the number of cells in a tissue or organ without tumor formation. It differs from HYPERTROPHY, which is an increase in bulk without an increase in the number of cells.
Preferred term Hyperplasia
Entry term(s) Hyperplasias



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