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Descriptor English: Digestion
Descriptor Spanish: Digestión
Descriptor Portuguese: Digestão
Descriptor French: Digestion
Tree number(s): G07.203.650.250
G10.261.190
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004063
Scope note: The process of breakdown of food for metabolism and use by the body.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
EH ethnology
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
DeCS ID: 4102
Unique ID: D004063
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: 2016/06/23
Digestion - Preferred
Concept UI M0006370
Scope note The process of breakdown of food for metabolism and use by the body.
Preferred term Digestion



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