Data collection: MeSH 2012

controlled vocabulary

General information

Recommended name MeSH 2012 Collection has restriction(s) logo
Alternative name(s)
  • Medical Subject Headings 2012
Description MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) is the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus. It consists of sets of terms naming descriptors in a hierarchical structure that permits searching at various levels of specificity. This thesaurus is used by NLM for indexing articles from biomedical journals, cataloging of books, documents, etc. This collection references MeSH terms published in 2012.
Identifier pattern^[A-Za-z0-9]+$
Registry identifierMIR:00000270

Identification schemes

Namespace mesh.2012
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Physical locations (resources)

Description MeSH at National Library of Medicine
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Institution U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health, Maryland, USA
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