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Category C - Diseases


Subheadings that can be used with Category C terms are:

/blood /immunology
/blood supply (C4 only) /metabolism
/cerebrospinal fluid /microbiology
/chemically induced /mortality
/chemistry (C4 only) /nursing
/classification /parasitology
/complications /pathology
/congenital /physiopathology
/diagnosis /prevention & control
/diagnostic imaging /psychology
/diet therapy /radiotherapy
/drug therapy /rehabilitation
/economics /secondary (C4 only)
/embryology /surgery
/enzymology /therapy
/epidemiology /transmission (C1 only)
/ethnology /ultrastructure (C4 only)
/etiology /urine
/genetics /veterinary
/history /virology


Not every subheading above is allowed for every term in Category C. Check the "Allowable qualifiers" information in the terms MeSH entry.

In examples, subheadings are not listed in alphabetical order. They are grouped in order to discuss naturally related subheadings together.

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Last Reviewed: January 17, 2020