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Descriptor English: Microbiota
Descriptor Spanish: Microbiota
Descriptor Portuguese: Microbiota
Descriptor French: Microbiote
Entry term(s): Community Composition, Microbial
Community Structure, Microbial
Community, Microbial
Composition, Microbial Community
Human Microbiome
Human Microbiomes
Microbial Communities
Microbial Community
Microbial Community Composition
Microbial Community Compositions
Microbial Community Structure
Microbial Community Structures
Microbiome
Microbiome, Human
Microbiomes
Microbiotas
Tree number(s): G06.591
G16.500.275.157.049.100.500
N06.230.124.049.100.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D064307
Scope note: The full collection of microbes (bacteria, fungi, virus, etc.) that naturally exist within a particular biological niche such as an organism, soil, a body of water, etc.
Annotation: coordinate with specific organism, organ or other site with / microbiol if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 2014; see METAGENOME 2009-2013; see MICROBIOME 2008-2009
History Note: 2014; use METAGENOME 2008-2013
Related: Metagenome MeSH
DeCS ID: 55394
Unique ID: D064307
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2014/01/01
Date of Entry: 2013/07/08
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Microbiota - Preferred
Concept UI M0580963
Scope note The full collection of microbes (bacteria, fungi, virus, etc.) that naturally exist within a particular biological niche such as an organism, soil, a body of water, etc.
Preferred term Microbiota
Entry term(s) Community Composition, Microbial
Community, Microbial
Composition, Microbial Community
Microbial Communities
Microbial Community
Microbial Community Composition
Microbial Community Compositions
Microbiotas
Microbial Community Structure - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000640513
Preferred term Microbial Community Structure
Entry term(s) Community Structure, Microbial
Microbial Community Structures
Microbiome - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0508691
Scope note The full collection of microbes (bacteria, fungi, virus, etc.) that naturally exist within a particular biological niche as identified by the presence of their genomic sequence regardless of whether or not they can be cultured.
Preferred term Microbiome
Entry term(s) Microbiomes
Human Microbiome - Narrower
Concept UI M0508728
Scope note The full collection of microbes (bacteria, fungi, virus, etc.) that naturally exist within the human body as identified by their genomic sequence regardless of whether or not they can be cultured.
Preferred term Human Microbiome
Entry term(s) Human Microbiomes
Microbiome, Human



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