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Food Intolerance MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Food Intolerance
Tree Number(s)
C23.888.821.387
Unique ID
D000073923
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000073923
Scope Note
Digestive system disorder where a particular food irritates the digestive tract or cannot be properly digested (i.e., due to a lack of a digestive enzyme). It differs from FOOD HYPERSENSITIVITY which is an immune system disorder, usually due to specific proteins in food. http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/problem-foods-is-it-an-allergy-or-intolerance.
Entry Term(s)
Food, Sensitivity
Public MeSH Note
2018
History Note
2018
Date Established
2018/01/01
Date of Entry
2017/07/11
Revision Date
2017/03/02
Food Intolerance Preferred
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