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Descriptor English: Milk
Descriptor Spanish: Leche
Descriptor Portuguese: Leite
Descriptor French: Lait
Entry term(s): Cow Milk
Cow's Milk
Milk, Cow
Milk, Cow's
Tree number(s): A12.200.455
A12.790
G07.203.100.700
G07.203.300.350.525
J02.200.700
J02.500.350.525
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008892
Scope note: The off-white liquid secreted by the mammary glands of humans and other mammals. It contains proteins, sugar, lipids, vitamins, and minerals.
Annotation: assume to be cow's milk & do not coordinate with CATTLE; coordinate with other animal source (NIM); MILK SECRETION see LACTATION is also available; /‌adv ‌eff; consider also MILK HYPERSENSITIVITY
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EC economics
EN enzymology
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TO toxicity
VI virology
Related: Lactation MeSH
DeCS ID: 38420
Unique ID: D008892
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: 2020/02/21
Milk - Preferred
Concept UI M0013885
Scope note The off-white liquid secreted by the mammary glands of humans and other mammals. It contains proteins, sugar, lipids, vitamins, and minerals.
Preferred term Milk
Cow Milk - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000676758
Preferred term Cow Milk
Entry term(s) Cow's Milk
Milk, Cow
Milk, Cow's



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