"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.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Meconium".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Meconium".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Meconium" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Meconium" was a major or minor topic of these publication.