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Descriptor in English: Necrosis
Descriptor in Spanish: Necrosis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Necrose
Descriptor in French: Nécrose
Entry term(s): Necroses
Tree number(s): C23.550.717
Scope note: The death of cells in an organ or tissue due to disease, injury or failure of the blood supply.
Annotation: IM for general or for necrotic process; necrosis in an organ or tissue: index organ or tissue /pathol + NECROSIS (NIM); note specific necrosis terms; radionecrosis: index RADIATION INJURIES /pathol + organ /pathol + NECROSIS (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
See also the descriptors: Apoptosis MeSH
Pyroptosis MeSH
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha MeSH
DeCS UI: 9527
Descriptor UI: D009336
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/05/30
Necrosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0014544
Scope note The death of cells in an organ or tissue due to disease, injury or failure of the blood supply.
Preferred term Necrosis
Entry term(s) Necroses



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