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Descriptor English: Vernix Caseosa
Descriptor Spanish: Vernix Caseosa
Descriptor Portuguese: Verniz Caseoso
Descriptor French: Vernix caseosa
Entry term(s): Caseosa, Vernix
Caseosas, Vernix
Vernix Caseosas
Tree number(s): A12.200.946
A16.378.857
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014708
Scope note: An unctuous substance composed of sebum and desquamated epithelial cells, which covers the skin of the fetus.
Annotation: check the tag INFANT, NEWBORN
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
VI virology
DeCS ID: 15113
Unique ID: D014708
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Vernix Caseosa - Preferred
Concept UI M0022618
Scope note An unctuous substance composed of sebum and desquamated epithelial cells, which covers the skin of the fetus.
Preferred term Vernix Caseosa
Entry term(s) Caseosa, Vernix
Caseosas, Vernix
Vernix Caseosas



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