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Candy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Candy
Tree Number(s)
G07.203.300.140
J02.500.140
Unique ID
D002182
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002182
Scope Note
Sweet food products combining cane or beet sugars with other carbohydrates and chocolate, milk, eggs, and various flavorings. In the United States, candy refers to both sugar- and cocoa-based confections and is differentiated from sweetened baked goods; elsewhere the terms sugar confectionary, chocolate confectionary, and flour confectionary (meaning goods such as cakes and pastries) are used.
Entry Term(s)
Caramel Candy
Confection
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/02/28
Candy Preferred
Caramel Candy Narrower
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