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Descriptor English: Inflammation
Descriptor Spanish: Inflamación
Descriptor Portuguese: Inflamação
Descriptor French: Inflammation
Entry term(s): Inflammations
Inflammatory Response, Innate
Innate Inflammatory Response
Innate Inflammatory Responses
Tree number(s): C23.550.470
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007249
Scope note: A pathological process characterized by injury or destruction of tissues caused by a variety of cytologic and chemical reactions. It is usually manifested by typical signs of pain, heat, redness, swelling, and loss of function.
Annotation: IM for general inflammatory process; terms for inflammation of specific organs usually expressed by the Greek root for the organ with the suffix -ITIS (pancreas inflammation = PANCREATITIS); if no specific inflammation term exists, coordinate the organ-disease term with INFLAMMATION (NIM) (parathyroid inflammation = PARATHYROID DISEASES + INFLAMMATION)
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
Entry Version: INFLAMM
Related: Acute-Phase Reaction MeSH
Anti-Inflammatory Agents MeSH
DeCS ID: 7426
Unique ID: D007249
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/04/08
Inflammation - Preferred
Concept UI M0011307
Scope note A pathological process characterized by injury or destruction of tissues caused by a variety of cytologic and chemical reactions. It is usually manifested by typical signs of pain, heat, redness, swelling, and loss of function.
Preferred term Inflammation
Entry term(s) Inflammations
Innate Inflammatory Response - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000648460
Preferred term Innate Inflammatory Response
Entry term(s) Inflammatory Response, Innate
Innate Inflammatory Responses



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