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Diarrhea MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Diarrhea
Tree Number(s)
C23.888.821.214
Unique ID
D003967
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003967
Annotation
in infants = DIARRHEA, INFANTILE + appropriate check tags
Scope Note
An increased liquidity or decreased consistency of FECES, such as running stool. Fecal consistency is related to the ratio of water-holding capacity of insoluble solids to total water, rather than the amount of water present. Diarrhea is not hyperdefecation or increased fecal weight.
See Also
Antidiarrheals
Rehydration Solutions
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Diarrhea Preferred
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