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Descriptor English:   Inflammation 
Descriptor Spanish:   Inflamación 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Inflamação 
Synonyms English:   Inflammations
Inflammatory Response, Innate
Innate Inflammatory Response
Innate Inflammatory Responses  
Tree Number:   C23.550.470
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   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)
See Related English:   Acute-Phase Reaction
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   7426 
Unique Identifier:   D007249 

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