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Body Modification, Non-Therapeutic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Body Modification, Non-Therapeutic
Tree Number(s)
E02.218.085
E04.085
Unique ID
D046289
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046289
Scope Note
The wounding of the body or body parts by branding, cutting, piercing (BODY PIERCING), or TATTOOING as a cultural practice or expression of creativity or identity.
Entry Version
BODY MODIFICATION NON THER
Entry Term(s)
Cultural Body Modification
Non-Therapeutic Body Modification
See Also
Circumcision, Female
Self-Injurious Behavior
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Body Modification, Non-Therapeutic Preferred
Cultural Body Modification Narrower
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