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Iron, Dietary MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Iron, Dietary
Tree Number(s)
D01.490.600
Unique ID
D019266
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019266
Annotation
/‌adv ‌eff: coordinate with disease /‌etiol, not ‌/‌chem‌ ind; ‌/‌ther ‌use: coordinate with disease ‌/‌diet ‌ther
Scope Note
Iron or iron compounds in FOOD AND BEVERAGES or DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS. Iron is important in OXYGEN transport and the synthesis of the iron-porphyrin proteins such as HEMOGLOBIN; MYOGLOBIN; and CYTOCHROMES. Insufficient amounts of dietary iron can lead to IRON DEFICIENCIES.
Entry Term(s)
Dietary Iron
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Iron (1966-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Entry Combination
chemistry:Iron /chemistry
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/19
Revision Date
2021/12/27
Iron, Dietary Preferred
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