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Descriptor English: Candy
Descriptor Spanish: Dulces
Descriptor Portuguese: Doces
Descriptor French: Bonbons
Entry term(s): Candies
Candies, Caramel
Candy, Caramel
Caramel Candies
Caramel Candy
Confection
Confections
Tree number(s): G07.203.300.140
J02.500.140
VS2.001.001.002.016
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002182
Scope note: Sweet food products combining cane or beet sugars with other carbohydrates and chocolate, milk, eggs, and various flavorings. In the United States, candy refers to both sugar- and cocoa-based confections and is differentiated from sweetened baked goods; elsewhere the terms sugar confectionary, chocolate confectionary, and flour confectionary (meaning goods such as cakes and pastries) are used.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
HI history
MI microbiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TO toxicity
VI virology
DeCS ID: 2214
Unique ID: D002182
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Candy - Preferred
Concept UI M0003263
Scope note Sweet food products combining cane or beet sugars with other carbohydrates and chocolate, milk, eggs, and various flavorings. In the United States, candy refers to both sugar- and cocoa-based confections and is differentiated from sweetened baked goods; elsewhere the terms sugar confectionary, chocolate confectionary, and flour confectionary (meaning goods such as cakes and pastries) are used.
Preferred term Candy
Entry term(s) Candies
Confection
Confections
Caramel Candy - Narrower
Concept UI M000640887
Preferred term Caramel Candy
Entry term(s) Candies, Caramel
Candy, Caramel
Caramel Candies



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