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Meconium

Introduction: Meconium

Description of Meconium

Meconium: The sticky dark stools excreted by newborns.

Meconium: 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.
Source: Diseases Database

Meconium: 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.
Source: MeSH 2007

Meconium: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Meconium:

  • Newborns

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Broader terms for Meconium

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Meconium

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Meconium

The following list attempts to classify Meconium into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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