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Unified Medical Language System MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Unified Medical Language System
Tree Number(s)
L01.462.750.245.945.800
Unique ID
D017432
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017432
Annotation
CATALOGER: Use NAF entry
Scope Note
A research and development program initiated by the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE to build knowledge sources for the purpose of aiding the development of systems that help health professionals retrieve and integrate biomedical information. The knowledge sources can be used to link disparate information systems to overcome retrieval problems caused by differences in terminology and the scattering of relevant information across many databases. The three knowledge sources are the Metathesaurus, the Semantic Network, and the Specialist Lexicon.
Entry Term(s)
Metathesaurus
UMLS
See Also
Subject Headings
Terminology as Topic
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/03/27
Revision Date
2022/07/12
Unified Medical Language System Preferred
Metathesaurus Narrower
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