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Descriptor English: Biology
Descriptor Spanish: Biología
Descriptor Portuguese: Biologia
Descriptor French: Biologie
Tree number(s): H01.158.273
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001695
Scope note: One of the BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE DISCIPLINES concerned with the origin, structure, development, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of animals, plants, and microorganisms.
Annotation: the discipline (education, history, etc) only; use BIOLOGICAL PHENOMENA or specifics treed under it for biological characteristics and processes of organisms and of the biosphere; note broader heading BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE DISCIPLINES is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Entry Version: BIOL
Related: Water Biological Characteristics DeCS
DeCS ID: 1720
Unique ID: D001695
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: 2008/11/26
Biology - Preferred
Concept UI M0002541
Scope note One of the BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE DISCIPLINES concerned with the origin, structure, development, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of animals, plants, and microorganisms.
Preferred term Biology



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