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Inflammation MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Inflammation
Tree Number(s)
C23.550.470
Unique ID
D007249
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007249
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)
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.
Entry Version
INFLAMM
Entry Term(s)
Innate Inflammatory Response
See Also
Acute-Phase Reaction
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Immunity, Innate
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/04/08
Inflammation Preferred
Innate Inflammatory Response Related
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