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Pica MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Pica
Tree Number(s)
C23.888.821.825
F03.400.875
Unique ID
D010842
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010842
Scope Note
The persistent eating of non-nutritive substances for a period of at least one month.
Entry Term(s)
Allotriophagy
Geophagia
NLM Classification #
WM 175
Previous Indexing
Appetite Disorders (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
72
History Note
72(68)
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Pica Preferred
Allotriophagy Related
Geophagia Narrower
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