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Diet, Vegetarian MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Diet, Vegetarian
Tree Number(s)
E02.642.249.300
G07.203.650.240.300
Unique ID
D014676
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014676
Scope Note
The dietary practice of completely avoiding meat or fish products in the DIET, consuming VEGETABLES, CEREALS, and NUTS. Some vegetarian diets called lacto-ovo also include milk and egg products.
Entry Term(s)
Diet, Plant-Based
Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian Diet
Lacto-Vegetarian Diet
Plant-Based Diet
Plant-Based Nutrition
Vegetarian Diet
Vegetarianism
NLM Classification #
WB 430
See Also
Vegetarians
Public MeSH Note
2003; see VEGETARIANISM 1963-2003
History Note
2003(1963)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/05/03
Diet, Vegetarian Preferred
Lacto-Vegetarian Diet Broader
Plant-Based Diet Broader
Plant-Based Nutrition Broader
Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian Diet Broader
Vegetarianism Related
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