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What does MeSH stand for?

MeSH stands for Medical Subject Headings

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

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We have 26 other meanings of MeSH in our Acronym Attic

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She examines the MeSH Medical Subject Headings thesaurus descriptors to discover how the term biobanks was first conceived, evolved, and adopted by scientific publications and the body of definition that has evolved within the legal framework.
Subsequently, as Director of the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Development and Content, Nelson led teams that designed, maintained and deployed MeSH, the primary indexing methodology for all the NLM's biomedicine literature.
HealthMash is powered by WebLib's proprietary Health Knowledge Base, which is automatically generated from trusted health content sites, special semantic sources such as the National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings Thesaurus, and the Unified Medical Language System as well as information from the Web.
In the best cases, one query via HONselect will result in a selection of five types of resources from leading databases: The Medical Subject Headings thesaurus of the National Library of Medicine, scientific journal articles, daily news items, medical illustrations and images, and Web sites.
All question entries are indexed according to the National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings control language, and are numerically coded to be compatible with the American Society for Testing and Materials' (ASTM) standards for communicating health outcomes and clinical information.