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Vocabulary, Controlled MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Vocabulary, Controlled
Tree Number(s)
L01.462.750.245.945
Unique ID
D018875
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018875
Scope Note
A specified list of terms with a fixed and unalterable meaning, and from which a selection is made when CATALOGING; ABSTRACTING AND INDEXING; or searching BOOKS; JOURNALS AS TOPIC; and other documents. The control is intended to avoid the scattering of related subjects under different headings (SUBJECT HEADINGS). The list may be altered or extended only by the publisher or issuing agency. (From Harrod's Librarians' Glossary, 7th ed, p163)
Entry Term(s)
Controlled Thesauri
Controlled Thesaurus
Controlled Vocabulary
Thesauri
Thesaurus
Previous Indexing
Subject Headings (1989-1995)
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/06/05
Revision Date
2022/07/12

Allowable Qualifiers
Vocabulary, Controlled Preferred
Thesaurus Narrower
Controlled Thesaurus Narrower
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