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Descriptor English: Prebiotics
Descriptor Spanish: Prebióticos
Descriptor Portuguese: Prebióticos
Descriptor French: Prébiotiques
Entry term(s): Prebiotic
Tree number(s): D09.301.416.500
D09.698.718.622
G07.203.300.400.500
G07.203.300.456.249
J02.500.400.500
J02.500.456.249
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056692
Scope note: Non-digestible food ingredients mostly of a carbohydrate base that improve human health by selectively stimulating the growth and/or activity of existing BACTERIA in the COLON.
Annotation: Do not confuse with PROBIOTICS
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
HI history
MI microbiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TO toxicity
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Dietary Carbohydrates (1995-2009)
Dietary Fiber (1998-2009)
Public MeSH Note: 2010
History Note: 2010
Related: Probiotics MeSH
DeCS ID: 53615
Unique ID: D056692
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Revision Date: 2017/04/10
Prebiotics - Preferred
Concept UI M0528606
Scope note Non-digestible food ingredients mostly of a carbohydrate base that improve human health by selectively stimulating the growth and/or activity of existing BACTERIA in the COLON.
Preferred term Prebiotics
Entry term(s) Prebiotic



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