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Meconium

"Meconium" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The thick green-to-black mucilaginous material found in the intestines of a full-term fetus. It consists of secretions of the INTESTINAL GLANDS; BILE PIGMENTS; FATTY ACIDS; AMNIOTIC FLUID; and intrauterine debris. It constitutes the first stools passed by a newborn.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Meconium" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Meconium" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2015
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