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Descriptor English: Dietary Fiber
Descriptor Spanish: Fibras de la Dieta
Descriptor Portuguese: Fibras na Dieta
Descriptor French: Fibre alimentaire
Entry term(s): Bran, Wheat
Brans, Wheat
Dietary Fibers
Fiber, Dietary
Fibers, Dietary
Roughage
Roughages
Wheat Bran
Wheat Brans
Tree number(s): D09.301.416
G07.203.300.400
J02.500.400
SP6.006.017.013.004
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004043
Scope note: The remnants of plant cell walls that are resistant to digestion by the alimentary enzymes of man. It comprises various polysaccharides and lignins.
Annotation: ‌/‌adv ‌eff: coordinate with disease /etiol, not ‌/‌chem‌ ind; ‌/‌ther ‌use: coordinate with specific disease ‌/‌diet ‌ther; low- or high-fiber diet: use /admin
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
DF deficiency
EC economics
HI history
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PD pharmacology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 82; was see under CELLULOSE 1977-81
History Note: 82(77); was see under CELLULOSE 1977-81
DeCS ID: 23102
Unique ID: D004043
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Date Established: 1982/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/04/27
Revision Date: 2017/05/01
Dietary Fiber - Preferred
Concept UI M0006339
Scope note The remnants of plant cell walls that are resistant to digestion by the alimentary enzymes of man. It comprises various polysaccharides and lignins.
Preferred term Dietary Fiber
Entry term(s) Dietary Fibers
Fiber, Dietary
Fibers, Dietary
Wheat Bran - Narrower
Concept UI M0006340
Preferred term Wheat Bran
Entry term(s) Bran, Wheat
Brans, Wheat
Wheat Brans
Roughage - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0006341
Preferred term Roughage
Entry term(s) Roughages



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