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Descriptor English: Egg Shell
Descriptor Spanish: Cáscara de Huevo
Descriptor Portuguese: Casca de Ovo
Descriptor French: Coquille de l'oeuf
Entry term(s): Egg Shells
Eggshell
Eggshells
Shell, Egg
Shells, Egg
Tree number(s): A13.316
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004528
Scope note: A hard or leathery calciferous exterior covering of an egg.
Annotation: IM avian only; NIM reptilian; do not use for lower animals; ANIMAL SHELLS is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74
DeCS ID: 4598
Unique ID: D004528
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/02/26
Egg Shell - Preferred
Concept UI M0007127
Scope note A hard or leathery calciferous exterior covering of an egg.
Preferred term Egg Shell
Entry term(s) Egg Shells
Eggshell
Eggshells
Shell, Egg
Shells, Egg



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