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Pacifiers MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pacifiers
Tree Number(s)
E07.490.500
Unique ID
D041361
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D041361
Scope Note
Devices that babies can suck on when they are not feeding. The extra sucking can be comforting to the babies and pacify them. Pacifiers usually are used as a substitute for the thumb in babies who suck on their thumb or fingers almost constantly.
Previous Indexing
Infant Care (1972-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003; see INFANT CARE 1989-2002
History Note
2003; use INFANT CARE 1989-2002
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Pacifiers Preferred
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