"Vegans" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Persons who avoid consuming animal products or animal-derived substances, such as MEAT; EGGS; or HONEY. Some vegans also refrain from using animals or animal products in any form or for any purpose, such as in CLOTHING or household goods.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Vegans".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Vegans".
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