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Descriptor English: Physicians
Descriptor Spanish: Médicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Médicos
Descriptor French: Médecins
Entry term(s): Physician
Tree number(s): M01.526.485.810
N02.360.810
SP8.946.936.991.950
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010820
Scope note: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.
Annotation: /educ = EDUCATION, MEDICAL or its specifics; Manual 35.2.3; in biographies: Manual 32.16.7; when not to use: Manual 34.11.1; "role of physician in ..." = PHYSICIAN'S ROLE: see note there
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Entry Combination: education:Education, Medical
DeCS ID: 11252
Unique ID: D010820
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Physicians - Preferred
Concept UI M0016800
Scope note Individuals licensed to practice medicine.
Preferred term Physicians
Entry term(s) Physician



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