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Body Composition
MeSH HeadingBody Composition
Tree NumberG02.111.097
Tree NumberG03.180
Tree NumberG07.100.049
Scope NoteThe relative amounts of various components in the body, such as percentage of body fat.
See AlsoAnthropometry
Allowable QualifiersDE GE IM PH RE
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD001823


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Chemical Phenomena [G02]
   Biochemical Phenomena [G02.111]
Acid-Base Equilibrium [G02.111.029]
Base Composition [G02.111.080]
Biochemical Processes [G02.111.087]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeBody Composition [G02.111.097]
Body Fat Distribution [G02.111.097.134]  +
Brain Chemistry [G02.111.100]
Kinetics [G02.111.325]  +
Membrane Fluidity [G02.111.550]
Molecular Structure [G02.111.570]  +
Osmoregulation [G02.111.635]  +
Protein Stability [G02.111.700]  +
RNA Stability [G02.111.780]  +
Sequence Homology [G02.111.810]  +
Structure-Activity Relationship [G02.111.830]  +
Substrate Specificity [G02.111.835]
Th1-Th2 Balance [G02.111.840]

 
Metabolic Phenomena [G03]
Acid-Base Equilibrium [G03.030]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeBody Composition [G03.180]
Body Fat Distribution [G03.180.134]  +
Brain Chemistry [G03.200]
Glycemic Index [G03.345]
Metabolic Clearance Rate [G03.490]
Metabolism [G03.495]  +
Metabolome [G03.500]
Osmoregulation [G03.615]  +
Oxygen Consumption [G03.730]  +
Pharmacokinetics [G03.787]  +

 
Physiological Phenomena [G07]
   Body Constitution [G07.100]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeBody Composition [G07.100.049]
Body Fat Distribution [G07.100.049.134]  +
Body Weights and Measures [G07.100.100]  +
Disease Susceptibility [G07.100.250]
Somatotypes [G07.100.800]

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