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Phosphorus, Dietary MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Phosphorus, Dietary
Tree Number(s)
D01.695.635
Unique ID
D016226
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016226
Annotation
/adv eff: coord with disease /‌etiol, not /‌chem ind; /‌ther use: coord with disease /‌diet ther
Scope Note
Phosphorus used in foods or obtained from food. This element is a major intracellular component which plays an important role in many biochemical pathways relating to normal physiological functions. High concentrations of dietary phosphorus can cause nephrocalcinosis which is associated with impaired kidney function. Low concentrations of dietary phosphorus cause an increase in calcitriol in the blood and osteoporosis.
Entry Term(s)
Dietary Phosphorus
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Phosphorus (1966-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Entry Combination
chemistry:Phosphorus /chemistry
deficiency:Phosphorus /deficiency
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/05/07
Revision Date
1993/06/02
Phosphorus, Dietary Preferred
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