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Descriptor English: Seat Belts
Descriptor Spanish: Cinturones de Seguridad
Descriptor cinturones de seguridad
Scope note: Cintas de retención que se unen a la estructura de automóviles, aviones u otros vehículos, y que se ciñen alrededor de la persona que ocupa asiento en el coche o avión, están diseñadas para evitar que la persona se proyecte hacia delante o hacia afuera del vehículo en caso de una desaceleración súbita.
Descriptor Portuguese: Cintos de Segurança
Descriptor French: Ceintures de sécurité
Entry term(s): Belt, Seat
Belts, Seat
Seat Belt
Tree number(s): E07.700.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012622
Scope note: Restraining belts fastened to the frame of automobiles, aircraft, or other vehicles, and strapped around the person occupying the seat in the car or plane, intended to prevent the person from being thrown forward or out of the vehicle in case of sudden deceleration.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Accident Prevention (1966-1969)
Accidents, Traffic (1966-1969)
Automobiles (1966-1969)
Public MeSH Note: 70
History Note: 70
Related: Air Bags MeSH
Child Restraint Systems MeSH
DeCS ID: 13003
Unique ID: D012622
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1970/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/05
Seat Belts - Preferred
Concept UI M0019578
Scope note Restraining belts fastened to the frame of automobiles, aircraft, or other vehicles, and strapped around the person occupying the seat in the car or plane, intended to prevent the person from being thrown forward or out of the vehicle in case of sudden deceleration.
Preferred term Seat Belts
Entry term(s) Belt, Seat
Belts, Seat
Seat Belt



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