"Albinism" 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.
General term for a number of inherited defects of amino acid metabolism in which there is a deficiency or absence of pigment in the eyes, skin, or hair.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Albinism".
- Diseases [C]
- Eye Diseases [C11]
- Eye Diseases, Hereditary [C11.270]
- Albinism [C11.270.040]
- Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities [C16]
- Genetic Diseases, Inborn [C16.320]
- Eye Diseases, Hereditary [C16.320.290]
- Albinism [C16.320.290.040]
- Metabolism, Inborn Errors [C16.320.565]
- Amino Acid Metabolism, Inborn Errors [C16.320.565.100]
- Albinism [C16.320.565.100.102]
- Skin Diseases, Genetic [C16.320.850]
- Albinism [C16.320.850.080]
- Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases [C17]
- Skin Diseases [C17.800]
- Pigmentation Disorders [C17.800.621]
- Hypopigmentation [C17.800.621.440]
- Albinism [C17.800.621.440.102]
- Skin Diseases, Genetic [C17.800.827]
- Albinism [C17.800.827.080]
- Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases [C18]
- Metabolic Diseases [C18.452]
- Metabolism, Inborn Errors [C18.452.648]
- Amino Acid Metabolism, Inborn Errors [C18.452.648.100]
- Albinism [C18.452.648.100.102]
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Albinism".
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