Raj KAJ (scottobear) wrote,
Raj KAJ
scottobear

Meconium

Word of the day – meconium.

The first stool of a mammalian infant.

Unlike later feces, meconium is composed of materials ingested during the time the infant spends in the uterus: intestinal epithelial cells, lanugo, mucus, amniotic fluid, bile and water.

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