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Language Development MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Language Development
Tree Number(s)
F01.525.200.310
Unique ID
D007804
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007804
Scope Note
The gradual expansion in complexity and meaning of symbols and sounds as perceived and interpreted by the individual through a maturational and learning process. Stages in development include babbling, cooing, word imitation with cognition, and use of short sentences.
Entry Term(s)
Language Acquisition
NLM Classification #
WS 105.5.C8
Previous Indexing
Child Psychology (1966-1967)
Language (1966-1967)
Learning (1966-1967)
Speech (1966-1967)
See Also
Speech
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/05/12

No Qualifiers
Language Development Preferred
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