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Vitamin B Deficiency MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Vitamin B Deficiency
Tree Number(s)
C18.654.521.500.133.699
Unique ID
D014804
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014804
Scope Note
A condition due to deficiency in any member of the VITAMIN B COMPLEX. These B vitamins are water-soluble and must be obtained from the diet because they are easily lost in the urine. Unlike the lipid-soluble vitamins, they cannot be stored in the body fat.
Entry Version
VITAMIN B DEFIC
Entry Term(s)
Deficiency, Vitamin B
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Vitamin B Deficiency Preferred
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