"Inflammation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Inflammation".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Inflammation".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Inflammation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Inflammation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.