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.

Prefix
mesh.2012
Links
Homepage
Contact
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Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in MeSH 2012 should match this regular expression:
^[A-Za-z0-9]+$

Example Local Unique Identifier
17186   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from MeSH 2012 should match this regular expression:
^mesh.2012:[A-Za-z0-9]+$

Example CURIE
mesh.2012:17186
Metaregistry

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 3 mappings to external registries for mesh.2012.

Registry Name Metaprefix External Prefix
Identifiers.org miriam mesh.2012
Name-to-Thing n2t mesh.2012
Prefix Commons prefixcommons MESH.2012
Providers

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE mesh.2012:17186 is used to demonstrate the provides available for mesh.2012. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
MeSH 2012 mesh.2012 http://www.nlm.nih.gov/cgi/mesh/2012/MB_cgi?mode=&index=17186&view=expanded
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/mesh.2012:17186
Identifiers.org miriam https://identifiers.org/mesh.2012:17186
Name-to-Thing n2t https://n2t.net/mesh.2012:17186