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Protein-Energy Malnutrition MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Protein-Energy Malnutrition
Tree Number(s)
C18.654.521.500.708.626
Unique ID
D011502
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011502
Annotation
consider also KWASHIORKOR
Scope Note
The lack of sufficient energy or protein to meet the body's metabolic demands, as a result of either an inadequate dietary intake of protein, intake of poor quality dietary protein, increased demands due to disease, or increased nutrient losses.
Entry Term(s)
Marasmus
Protein-Calorie Malnutrition
NLM Classification #
QU 55.4
Previous Indexing
Infant Nutrition Disorders (1966-1971)
Nutrition Disorders (1966-1971)
See Also
Emaciation
Public MeSH Note
92; was PROTEIN-CALORIE MALNUTRITION 1974-91
Online Note
use PROTEIN-ENERGY MALNUTRITION to search PROTEIN-CALORIE MALNUTRITION 1972-91 (as Prov 1972-73)
History Note
92; was PROTEIN-CALORIE MALNUTRITION 1972-91 (Prov 1972-73)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Protein-Energy Malnutrition Preferred
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