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TITLE
Medical Subject Headings
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
DESCRIPTION

Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is a structured thesaurus in the domain
of medicine. This version of MeSH in SKOS format is based on the year 2007
version of MeSH and includes the Finnish translation of MeSH (FinMesh) as
well as supplementary Finnish terms from the Metathesaurus Rex project.
The vocabulary also includes Swedish terms from the SweMeSH 2005 thesaurus
created by Karolinska Institute.
MeSH is originally published by the US National Library of Medicine.
FinMeSH and Metathesaurus Rex are produced by the Finnish Medical Society
Duodecim. The conversion of MeSH into SKOS format has been performed using
tools developed by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
CREATOR
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DATE
2009-03-05
TYPE
URI http://www.yso.fi/onto/mesh/conceptscheme

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