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Descriptor English: Feces
Descriptor Spanish: Heces
Descriptor Portuguese: Fezes
Descriptor French: Fèces
Tree number(s): A12.459
SP4.031.100.200.307.813
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005243
Scope note: Excrement from the INTESTINES, containing unabsorbed solids, waste products, secretions, and BACTERIA of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.
Annotation: /parasitol: often coord with PARASITE EGG COUNT; consider also DEFECATION; CONSTIPATION; DIARRHEA; FECAL IMPACTION & FECAL INCONTINENCE; fecalith: index FECAL IMPACTION; fecal blood: index under OCCULT BLOOD & not also here
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CY cytology
EN enzymology
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
VI virology
Related: Manure MeSH
Melena MeSH
DeCS ID: 5346
Unique ID: D005243
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: 2003/07/25
Feces - Preferred
Concept UI M0008282
Scope note Excrement from the INTESTINES, containing unabsorbed solids, waste products, secretions, and BACTERIA of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.
Preferred term Feces



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