an obsolete diet designed to facilitate examination of the stools in patients with diarrhea, consisting of milk, zwieback, oatmeal gruel, eggs, butter, small amounts of beef and potato.
Synonym(s): Schmidt diet
Schmidt dietA high-fat, hig- protein diet that was formerly used during a workup for diarrhoea.
Schmidt,Adolph, German physician, 1865-1918.
Schmidt diet - used to subsequently examine diarrheic stools.
Schmidt syndrome - one-sided paralysis caused by a lesion of the nucleus ambiguus and the nucleus accessorius. Synonym(s): polyglandular autoimmune syndrome