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Metabolic Diseases

"Metabolic Diseases" 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.

Generic term for diseases caused by an abnormal metabolic process. It can be congenital due to inherited enzyme abnormality (METABOLISM, INBORN ERRORS) or acquired due to disease of an endocrine organ or failure of a metabolically important organ such as the liver. (Stedman, 26th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Metabolic Diseases" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Metabolic Diseases" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 301 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 35 publications in 2014
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