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Lipids MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lipids
Tree Number(s)
D10
Unique ID
D008055
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008055
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; differentiate from FATS; /‌blood: consider also HYPERLIPIDEMIAS & specifics; dyslipidemia, especially in foreign literature, is probably HYPERLIPIDEMIAS or its specifics; DIETARY FATS is also available
Scope Note
A generic term for fats and lipoids, the alcohol-ether-soluble constituents of protoplasm, which are insoluble in water. They comprise the fats, fatty oils, essential oils, waxes, phospholipids, glycolipids, sulfolipids, aminolipids, chromolipids (lipochromes), and fatty acids. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Lipid
Registry Number
0
See Also
Fats
Hyperlipidemias
Hypolipidemic Agents
Public MeSH Note
/blood was BLOOD LIPIDS 1963-67; /metabolism was LIPID METABOLISM 1963-65
History Note
/blood was BLOOD LIPIDS 1963-67; /metabolism was LIPID METABOLISM 1963-65
Entry Combination
metabolism:Lipid Metabolism
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Lipids Preferred
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