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Water-Electrolyte Balance MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Water-Electrolyte Balance
Tree Number(s)
G02.111.635.500
G03.615.500
G07.410.810.500
Unique ID
D014882
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014882
Scope Note
The balance of fluid in the BODY FLUID COMPARTMENTS; total BODY WATER; BLOOD VOLUME; EXTRACELLULAR SPACE; INTRACELLULAR SPACE, maintained by processes in the body that regulate the intake and excretion of WATER and ELECTROLYTES, particularly SODIUM and POTASSIUM.
Entry Term(s)
Electrolyte Balance
Fluid Balance
NLM Classification #
QU 105
See Also
Fluid Therapy
Osmolar Concentration
Osmotic Pressure
Rehydration Solutions
Water-Electrolyte Imbalance
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Water-Electrolyte Balance Preferred
Fluid Balance Broader
Electrolyte Balance Narrower
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