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Descriptor English: Micronutrients
Descriptor Spanish: Micronutrientes
Descriptor Portuguese: Micronutrientes
Descriptor French: Micronutriments
Entry term(s): Micronutrient
Tree number(s): D27.505.696.494
G07.203.300.681.500
J02.500.681.500
SP6.006.017.030
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018977
Scope note: Essential dietary elements or organic compounds that are required in only small quantities for normal physiologic processes to occur.
Annotation: coordinate with specific micronutrient if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Trace Elements (1966-1995)
Public MeSH Note: 96; was see TRACE ELEMENTS 1994-95
Online Note: use TRACE ELEMENTS to search MICRONUTRIENTS 1994-95
History Note: 96; was see TRACE ELEMENTS 1994-95
DeCS ID: 32687
Unique ID: D018977
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1995/05/24
Revision Date: 2018/07/02
Micronutrients - Preferred
Concept UI M0028348
Scope note Essential dietary elements or organic compounds that are required in only small quantities for normal physiologic processes to occur.
Preferred term Micronutrients
Entry term(s) Micronutrient



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