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Calcium, Dietary MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Calcium, Dietary
Tree Number(s)
D01.146.395
Unique ID
D002136
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002136
Annotation
/adv eff: coordinate with disease /‌etiol, not /‌chem ind; /‌ther use: coord with disease /‌diet ther
Scope Note
Calcium compounds used as food supplements or in food to supply the body with calcium. Dietary calcium is needed during growth for bone development and for maintenance of skeletal integrity later in life to prevent osteoporosis.
Entry Term(s)
Dietary Calcium
Pharm Action
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Registry Number
0
Entry Combination
chemistry:Calcium /chemistry
deficiency:Calcium /deficiency
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Calcium, Dietary Preferred
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