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Hyperplasia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hyperplasia
Tree Number(s)
C23.550.444
Unique ID
D006965
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006965
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)
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.
See Also
Cell Proliferation
Precancerous Conditions
Public MeSH Note
1965
History Note
1965
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Hyperplasia Preferred
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