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analysis MeSH Qualifier Data 2024

MeSH Qualifier
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RDF Unique Identifier
subhead only; includes "assay", "determination", "chemical analysis"; for qualitative or quantitative analysis of substances; chemical composition of organs, organisms & plants, as "chemical composition of the liver" = LIVER /‌chemistry; for analysis of chemical substances in the blood use /‌blood; in the cerebrospinal fluid, use /‌cerebrospinal fluid; in the urine, use /‌urine; see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.6; DF: /‌anal or /AN
Scope Note
Used for the identification or quantitative determination of a substance or its constituents and metabolites; includes the analysis of air, water, or other environmental carrier. It excludes the chemical analysis of tissues, tumors, body fluids, organisms, and plants for which "chemistry" is used. The concept applies to both methodology and results. For analysis of substances in blood, cerebrospinal fluid, and urine the specific subheading designating the fluid is used.
Entry Version
Entry Term(s)
chemical analysis
Online Note
search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/AN or AN (SH) or SUBS APPLY AN
History Note
67; used with Category A, B & D 1967; A, B, D, G & J 1968-74; A, B1, B3-6, C4, D, G3 & J 1975-86; A, B1, B3-6, C4, D, G3, J, ASCITIC FLUID & CALCULI+ 1987; A, B1, B3-6, C4, D, G3, J, ASCITIC FLUID, BRONCHOALVEOLAR LAVAGE FLUID & CALCULI+ 1988-89; A2-16; B1, B3-6, C4, D & J 1990-91; D 1992 forward
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analysis Preferred
chemical analysis Narrower
determination Narrower
assay Related
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