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Noncommunicable Diseases MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Noncommunicable Diseases
Tree Number(s)
C23.550.291.898
Unique ID
D000073296
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000073296
Scope Note
Diseases which are typically non-infectious in origin and do not transmit from an affected individual to others. The four main types of noncommunicable diseases are CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES (e.g., heart attacks and stroke), CANCER, chronic respiratory diseases (e.g., CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE and ASTHMA) and DIABETES MELLITUS.
Entry Term(s)
Non-communicable Chronic Diseases
Non-communicable Diseases
Non-infectious Diseases
Noninfectious Diseases
Public MeSH Note
2018
History Note
2018
Date Established
2018/01/01
Date of Entry
2017/07/11
Revision Date
2022/05/23
Noncommunicable Diseases Preferred
Non-communicable Chronic Diseases Narrower
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