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Mesh term Vocabulary, Controlled

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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)

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Biological Ontologies
Current Procedural Terminology
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System
International Classification of Diseases
International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes
Standardized Nursing Terminology
Subject Headings
Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine
Unified Medical Language System

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