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Part Descriptions

LP14343-5   Magnesium
Magnesium salts are essential in nutrition, being required for the activity of many enzymes, especially those concerned with oxidative phosphorylation. Physiologically, it exists as an ion in the body. It is a component of both intra- and extracellular fluids and is excreted in the urine and feces. Deficiency causes irritability of the nervous system with tetany, vasodilatation, convulsions, tremors, depression, and psychotic behavior. Magnesium ion in large amounts is an ionic laxative, and magnesium sulfate (Epsom salts) is sometimes used for this purpose. So-called "milk of magnesia" is a water suspension of one of the few insoluble magnesium compounds, magnesium hydroxide; the undissolved particles give rise to its appearance and name. Milk of magnesia is a mild base, and is commonly used as an antacid. Copyright Copyright ©2005-2009 Genome Alberta (Reference to original publication: Wishart DS, Knox C, Guo AC, et al. HMDB: a knowledgebase for the human metabolome. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009 37(Database issue):D603-610.) Source: Human Metabolome Database, Magnesium

LP14343-5   Magnesium
Very high amounts can be fed to animals with no ill effects if the kidneys are functioning. Inappetance is the major practical problem encountered
from excessive dietary magnesium. Because only a fraction of dietary magnesium is generally absorbed, high amounts of magnesium in the diet can cause an osmotic diarrhea in the animal.
This is usually of greater concern in poultry houses where the water content of manure can be a major concern to producers but does not necessarily impact the health of the birds. Source: Regenstrief LOINC

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Additional Names

Short Name
Magnesium Stl-mCnt
Display Name
Magnesium (Stl) [Mass/Mass]
Consumer Name Alpha Get Info
Magnesium, Stool

Basic Attributes

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Version 1.0j-a
Last Updated
Version 2.73
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Tag Language Translation
de-DE German (Germany) Magnesium:Massengehalt:Zeitpunkt:Stuhl:Quantitativ:
es-AR Spanish (Argentina) magnesio:contenido másico:punto en el tiempo:materia fecal:cuantitativo:
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Magnesio:Contenido de masa:Punto temporal:Heces:Qn:
Synonyms: Cuantitativo
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) Magnesio:Contenido masivo:Punto temporal:Heces:Cuantitativo:
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Magneesium:MCnt:Pt:St:Qn:
Synonyms: Juhuslik Kvantitatiivne Roe
fr-CA French (Canada) Magnésium:Contenu de masse:Temps ponctuel:Selles:Quantitatif:
fr-FR French (France) Magnésium:Masse/Masse:Ponctuel:Selle:Numérique:
fr-BE French (Belgium) Magnésium:Contenu de masse:Temps ponctuel:Selles:Quantitatif:
it-IT Italian (Italy) Magnesio:MCnt:Pt:Feci:Qn:
Synonyms: Chimica Contenuto di Massa Punto nel tempo (episodio)
ko-KR Korean (Korea, Republic Of) 마그네슘:질량구성:검사시점:대변:정량:
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) magnesium:massa/massa:moment:feces:kwantitatief:
Synonyms: ontlasting; feces
pt-BR Portuguese (Brazil) Magnésio:MCnt:Pt:Fezes:Qn:
Synonyms: MAG; Magnes; Mg; Mass content; Point in time; Random; Stl; Feces; Faeces; Bowel movement; Fecal; Faecal; Quantitative; QNT; Quant; Quan; Chemistry
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Магний:МассСод:ТчкВрм:Фекалии:Колич:
Synonyms: Количественный Масса содержание Точка во времени;Момент
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Magnezyum:Kütlİçrk:Zmlı:Dışkı:Kant:
Synonyms: Gaita; feçes
uk-UA Ukrainian (Ukraine) Магній:Масовий вміст:МоментЧасу:Кал:Кількісно:
Synonyms: Bowel movement; Chemistry; Faecal; Faeces; Fecal; Feces; MAG; Magnes; Mass content; Mg; Point in time; QNT; Quan; Quant; Quantitative; Random; Stl; Stool = Fecal
zh-CN Chinese (China) 镁:质量含量:时间点:大便:定量型:
Synonyms: MAG;Mg 便;大肠运动;排便;粪便;肠运动 化学;化学检验项目;化学检验项目类;化学类;化学试验;非刺激耐受型化学检验项目;非刺激耐受型化学检验项目类;非刺激耐受型化学试验;非刺激耐受型化学试验类 单位质量的质量数;质量含量(单位质量) 可用数量表示的;定量性;数值型;数量型;连续数值型标尺 时刻;随机;随意;瞬间

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