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Natural History MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Natural History
Tree Number(s)
H01.158.273.602
H01.770.552
K01.400.703
Unique ID
D019021
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019021
Annotation
restrict to the history of science: not for the "natural history" or natural course or develop of a disease
Scope Note
A former branch of knowledge embracing the study, description, and classification of natural objects (as animals, plants, and minerals) and thus including the modern sciences of zoology, botany, and mineralogy insofar as they existed at that time. In the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries it was much used for the generalized pursuit of certain areas of science. (Webster, 3d ed; from Dr. James H. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)
Entry Version
NATURAL HIST
Previous Indexing
Biology (1966-1995)
Science (1976-1984)
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/05/26
Revision Date
2019/05/24
Natural History Preferred
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