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Descriptor English: Cheese
Descriptor Spanish: Queso
Descriptor Portuguese: Queijo
Descriptor French: Fromage
Entry term(s): Cheeses
Tree number(s): G07.203.200.500.444
G07.203.300.350.300.444
J02.350.500.444
J02.500.350.300.444
VS2.001.001.002.025
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002611
Scope note: A nutritious food consisting primarily of the curd or the semisolid substance formed when milk coagulates.
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: 2656
Unique ID: D002611
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: 2017/04/14
Cheese - Preferred
Concept UI M0003999
Scope note A nutritious food consisting primarily of the curd or the semisolid substance formed when milk coagulates.
Preferred term Cheese
Entry term(s) Cheeses



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