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Enteral Nutrition MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Enteral Nutrition
Tree Number(s)
E02.421.360
E02.642.500.360
Unique ID
D004750
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004750
Annotation
coordinate with disease /‌ther, not disease /‌diet ther; do not confuse with PARENTERAL NUTRITION or PARENTERAL NUTRITION, TOTAL
Scope Note
Nutritional support given via the alimentary canal or any route connected to the gastrointestinal system (i.e., the enteral route). This includes oral feeding, sip feeding, and tube feeding using nasogastric, gastrostomy, and jejunostomy tubes.
Entry Term(s)
Enteral Feeding
Force Feeding
Gastric Feeding Tubes
Nutrition, Enteral
Tube Feeding
NLM Classification #
WB 410
See Also
Food, Formulated
Gastrostomy
Intubation, Gastrointestinal
Public MeSH Note
92; was ENTERAL FEEDING 1980-91, was TUBE FEEDING 1966-79; ENTERAL NUTRITION was see ENTERAL FEEDING 1990-91
Online Note
use ENTERAL NUTRITION to search ENTERAL FEEDING 1980-91 & TUBE FEEDING 1966-79
History Note
92; was ENTERAL FEEDING 1980-91, was TUBE FEEDING 1964-79 (Prov 1964-65); ENTERAL NUTRITION was see ENTERAL FEEDING 1990-91
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Enteral Nutrition Preferred
Enteral Feeding Narrower
Force Feeding Narrower
Tube Feeding Narrower
Gastric Feeding Tubes Related
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