List of MeSH codes

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Medical subject headings
Description Medical subject headings.
Data types
controlled vocabulary
Research center United States National Library of Medicine
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Laboratory United States National Library of Medicine
Authors F B ROGERS[1]
Primary citation PMID 13982385

The following is a list of the codes for MeSH (Medical Subject Headings), a comprehensive controlled vocabulary for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the life sciences; it can also serve as a thesaurus that facilitates searching. It is a product of the United States National Library of Medicine. Click on the prefixes (A01 etc.) in the list below to see detailed codes.

The source for content is from the 2006 MeSH Trees.[2]


  1. ^ ROGERS, F B (Jan 1963). "Medical subject headings". Bull Med Libr Assoc. 51: 114–6. ISSN 0025-7338. PMC 197951Freely accessible. PMID 13982385. 
  2. ^ "Medical Subject Headings: Files Available to Download". U.S. National Library of Medicine. December 5, 2011. Retrieved June 22, 2012. 
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