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Descriptor English: Tattooing
Descriptor Spanish: Tatuaje
Descriptor Portuguese: Tatuagem
Descriptor French: Tatouage
Entry term(s): Tattoo
Tattooings
Tattoos
Tree number(s): E02.218.085.840
E04.085.840
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013653
Scope note: The indelible marking of TISSUES, primarily SKIN, by pricking it with NEEDLES to imbed various COLORING AGENTS. Tattooing of the CORNEA is done to colorize LEUKOMA spots.
Annotation: includes tattooing as body decoration among various cultures and as an aid in endoscopic procedures
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
DeCS ID: 14032
Unique ID: D013653
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/10/11
Tattooing - Preferred
Concept UI M0021064
Scope note The indelible marking of TISSUES, primarily SKIN, by pricking it with NEEDLES to imbed various COLORING AGENTS. Tattooing of the CORNEA is done to colorize LEUKOMA spots.
Preferred term Tattooing
Entry term(s) Tattooings
Tattoo - Broader
Concept UI M000644798
Preferred term Tattoo
Entry term(s) Tattoos



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