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Brain Diseases, Metabolic MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Brain Diseases, Metabolic
Tree Number(s)
Unique ID
RDF Unique Identifier
general or unspecified, prefer specifics
Scope Note
Acquired or inborn metabolic diseases that produce brain dysfunction or damage. These include primary (i.e., disorders intrinsic to the brain) and secondary (i.e., extracranial) metabolic conditions that adversely affect cerebral function.
Entry Version
Entry Term(s)
Acquired Metabolic Diseases, Brain
Acquired Metabolic Diseases, Nervous System
Acquired Metabolic Encephalopathies
Brain Diseases, Metabolic, Acquired
Brain Disorders, Metabolic
Brain Disorders, Metabolic, Acquired
Brain Syndrome, Metabolic
Brain Syndrome, Metabolic, Acquired
CNS Metabolic Disorders
CNS Metabolic Disorders, Acquired
Central Nervous System Metabolic Disorders
Encephalopathies, Metabolic
Encephalopathy, Metabolic, Acquired
Metabolic Brain Diseases
Metabolic Brain Diseases, Acquired
Metabolic Brain Syndrome
Metabolic Brain Syndrome, Acquired
Metabolic Brain Syndromes
Metabolic Brain Syndromes, Acquired
Metabolic Diseases, Acquired, Nervous System
Metabolic Disorder, Central Nervous System, Acquired
Metabolic Disorders, Brain
Metabolic Disorders, CNS
Metabolic Disorders, CNS, Acquired
Metabolic Disorders, Central Nervous System
Metabolic Encephalopathies
Nervous System Acquired Metabolic Diseases
NLM Classification #
WL 348
Previous Indexing
Brain Diseases (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
History Note
1977; was NON MESH before 1977
Date Established
Date of Entry
Revision Date
Brain Diseases, Metabolic Preferred
Brain Diseases, Metabolic, Acquired Narrower
Central Nervous System Metabolic Disorders Broader
Metabolic Disorder, Central Nervous System, Acquired Narrower
Acquired Metabolic Diseases, Nervous System Broader
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