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Bronchitis, Chronic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Bronchitis, Chronic
Tree Number(s)
C01.748.099.567
C08.127.446.567
C08.381.495.146.567
C08.381.495.389.500
C08.730.099.567
C23.550.291.500.875.750
Unique ID
D029481
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D029481
Annotation
BRONCHITIS is also available
Scope Note
A subcategory of CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE. The disease is characterized by hypersecretion of mucus accompanied by a chronic (more than 3 months in 2 consecutive years) productive cough. Infectious agents are a major cause of chronic bronchitis.
Entry Term(s)
Chronic Bronchitis
NLM Classification #
WF 546
Previous Indexing
Bronchitis (1965-2001)
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2021/03/12
Bronchitis, Chronic Preferred
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