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Deficiency Diseases MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Deficiency Diseases
Tree Number(s)
C18.654.521.500
Unique ID
D003677
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003677
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer /‌defic with specific Category D terms; do not confuse with NUTRITION DISORDERS: DEFICIENCY DISEASES results from deficient intake
Scope Note
A condition produced by dietary or metabolic deficiency. The term includes all diseases caused by an insufficient supply of essential nutrients, i.e., protein (or amino acids), vitamins, and minerals. It also includes an inadequacy of calories. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)
Entry Version
DEFIC DIS
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/05/24
Deficiency Diseases Preferred
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