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Eggs MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Eggs
Tree Number(s)
G07.203.300.470
J02.500.470
Unique ID
D004531
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004531
Annotation
differentiate from OVUM; eggs as food (chicken, duck, quail, etc. eggs); fish roe & reptile eggs as food go here but if physiol or anat, use OVUM; /‌adv eff consider also EGG HYPERSENSITIVITY
Scope Note
Animal reproductive bodies, or the contents thereof, used as food. The concept is differentiated from OVUM, the anatomic or physiologic entity.
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/10/14
Eggs Preferred
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