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Meconium MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Meconium
Tree Number(s)
A12.459.529
A16.378.529
Unique ID
D008470
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008470
Annotation
check the tag INFANT, NEWBORN
Scope Note
The thick green-to-black mucilaginous material found in the intestines of a full-term fetus. It consists of secretions of the INTESTINAL GLANDS; BILE PIGMENTS; FATTY ACIDS; AMNIOTIC FLUID; and intrauterine debris. It constitutes the first stools passed by a newborn.
NLM Classification #
WQ 210.5
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Meconium Preferred
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