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Descriptor in English: Milk
Descriptor in Spanish: Leche
Descriptor in Portuguese: Leite
Descriptor in French: Lait
Tree number(s): A12.200.455
A12.790
G07.203.100.700
G07.203.300.350.525
J02.200.700
J02.500.350.525
Scope note: The white liquid secreted by the mammary glands. 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
See also the descriptors: Lactation MeSH
DeCS UI: 38420
Descriptor UI: D008892
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Milk - Preferred
Concept UI M0013885
Scope note The white liquid secreted by the mammary glands. It contains proteins, sugar, lipids, vitamins, and minerals.
Preferred term Milk



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