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Descriptor English: Colostrum
Descriptor Spanish: Calostro
Descriptor Portuguese: Colostro
Descriptor French: Colostrum
Entry term(s): Beestings
Colostrum (Homeopathy)
Colostrums
Cow's Colostrum
First Milk
Tree number(s): A12.200.194
HP4.018.189.681
SP6.021.057.073.154
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003126
Scope note: The thin, yellow, serous fluid secreted by the mammary glands during pregnancy and immediately postpartum before lactation begins. It consists of immunologically active substances, white blood cells, water, protein, fat, and carbohydrates.
Annotation: check the tags FEMALE & PREGNANCY
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: 3157
Unique ID: D003126
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: 1999/11/03
Colostrum - Preferred
Concept UI M0004839
Scope note The thin, yellow, serous fluid secreted by the mammary glands during pregnancy and immediately postpartum before lactation begins. It consists of immunologically active substances, white blood cells, water, protein, fat, and carbohydrates.
Preferred term Colostrum
Entry term(s) Colostrums
Colostrum (Homeopathy) - Narrower
Concept UI FD00063088
Scope note Colostrum is also the name of a homeopathic remedy. Abbreviation: "colos.". Animal origin. Parts used: cow's colostrum.
Preferred term Colostrum (Homeopathy)
Entry term(s) Beestings
Cow's Colostrum
First Milk



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