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Sucking Behavior MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Sucking Behavior
Tree Number(s)
F01.145.916
Unique ID
D013391
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013391
Annotation
human & animal
Scope Note
Any suction exerted by the mouth; response of the mammalian infant to draw milk from the breast. Includes sucking on inanimate objects. Not to be used for thumb sucking, which is indexed under fingersucking.
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(65)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2002/07/02
Sucking Behavior Preferred
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