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Immunosuppression Therapy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Immunosuppression Therapy
Tree Number(s)
E02.095.465.425.450
E05.478.610
Unique ID
D007165
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007165
Annotation
note category: do not confuse with IMMUNOSUPPRESSION (PHYSIOLOGY) see IMMUNE TOLERANCE
Scope Note
Deliberate prevention or diminution of the host's immune response. It may be nonspecific as in the administration of immunosuppressive agents (drugs or radiation) or by lymphocyte depletion or may be specific as in desensitization or the simultaneous administration of antigen and immunosuppressive drugs.
Entry Term(s)
Anti-Rejection Therapy
Antirejection Therapy
Immunosuppression
Immunosuppressive Therapy
Therapy, Anti-Rejection
Therapy, Antirejection
NLM Classification #
QW 955
Previous Indexing
Antilymphocyte Serum (1968-1970)
Immune Tolerance (1966-1970)
Immunity (1966-1970)
Immunosuppressive Agents (1966-1970)
See Also
Antilymphocyte Serum
Immune Tolerance
Immunocompromised Host
Public MeSH Note
2022; see IMMUNOSUPPRESSION 1971-2021
History Note
2022 (1971)
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/07/07
Immunosuppression Therapy Preferred
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