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Cell Phone MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Cell Phone
Tree Number(s)
L01.462.500.847.698.300
Unique ID
D040421
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D040421
Scope Note
Analog or digital communications device in which the user has a wireless connection from a telephone to a nearby transmitter. It is termed cellular because the service area is divided into multiple cells. As the user moves from one cell area to another, the call is transferred to the local transmitter.
Entry Term(s)
Car Phone
Cell Phones
Cellular Phone
Mobile Phone
Mobile Telephone
Portable Cellular Phone
Telephone, Cellular
Transportable Cellular Phone
Previous Indexing
Telephone (1991-2002)
See Also
Computers, Handheld
Public MeSH Note
2018
History Note
2018 (2003)
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2022/07/12
Cell Phone Preferred
Mobile Phone Narrower
Portable Cellular Phone Narrower
Transportable Cellular Phone Narrower
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