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Dehydration MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Dehydration
Tree Number(s)
C18.452.950.179
C23.550.274
Unique ID
D003681
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003681
Annotation
differentiate from DESICCATION, a technique for removing moisture from matter; /‌ther: coord with ORAL REHYDRATION THERAPY see FLUID THERAPY if pertinent; do not use entry term WATER STRESS for water stress test: consider IMMERSION; permitted (NIM) with microorganisms, lower animals and plants
Scope Note
The condition that results from excessive loss of water from a living organism.
Entry Term(s)
Water Stress
NLM Classification #
WB 158
See Also
Desiccation
Fluid Therapy
Rehydration Solutions
Thirst
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Dehydration Preferred
Water Stress Narrower
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