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Descriptor English: Meat
Descriptor Spanish: Carne
Descriptor Portuguese: Carne
Descriptor French: Viande
Entry term(s): Meats
Tree number(s): G07.203.300.600
J02.500.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008460
Scope note: The edible portions of any animal used for food including domestic mammals (the major ones being cattle, swine, and sheep) along with poultry, fish, shellfish, and game.
Annotation: coordinate IM with animal source of meat (NIM), as beef = MEAT (IM) + CATTLE (NIM), pork = MEAT (IM) + SWINE (NIM): canned meat = MEAT (IM) + source (NIM) + FOOD, CANNED see FOOD, PRESERVED (IM); note MEAT PRODUCTS; FISH PRODUCTS & POULTRY PRODUCTS are available: see notes there
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
DeCS ID: 8629
Unique ID: D008460
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: 2014/10/14
Meat - Preferred
Concept UI M0013155
Scope note The edible portions of any animal used for food including domestic mammals (the major ones being cattle, swine, and sheep) along with poultry, fish, shellfish, and game.
Preferred term Meat
Entry term(s) Meats



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