Descriptor English: Smoking
Descriptor Spanish: Fumar
Descriptor fumar
Entry term(s) acción de fumar
conducta de fumar
conductas fumadoras
hábito de fumar
Scope note: Acto intencionado o deliberado de inhalar y exhalar el HUMO procedente de la combustión de sustancias o agentes sostenidos con la mano.
Descriptor Portuguese: Fumar
Descriptor French: Fumer
Entry term(s): Behavior, Smoking
Behaviors, Smoking
Habit, Smoking
Habits, Smoking
Smoking Behavior
Smoking Behaviors
Smoking Habit
Smoking Habits
Tree number(s): F01.145.805
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Willful or deliberate act of inhaling and exhaling SMOKE from burning substances or agents held by hand.
Annotation: note specific types of smoking are available; smokers' patches, smokers' tongue = LEUKOPLAKIA, ORAL; cancer caused by smoking = neoplasm term with /etiol (not ‌/‌chem‌ ind) + SMOKING ‌/‌adv ‌eff (not TOBACCO USE DISORDER); behavioral and psychological aspects of smoking = SMOKING /psychol
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
ME metabolism
MO mortality
PA pathology
PP physiopathology
PX psychology
TD trends
TH therapy
UR urine
Entry Combination: prevention & control:Smoking Prevention
Related: Marijuana Smoking MeSH
Tobacco Smoke Pollution MeSH
Tobacco Use Disorder MeSH
DeCS ID: 23925
Unique ID: D012907
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Smoking - Preferred
Concept UI M0019985
Scope note Willful or deliberate act of inhaling and exhaling SMOKE from burning substances or agents held by hand.
Preferred term Smoking
Smoking Behaviors - Narrower
Concept UI M000625505
Scope note Psychological aspects of SMOKING.
Preferred term Smoking Behaviors
Entry term(s) Behavior, Smoking
Behaviors, Smoking
Smoking Behavior
Smoking Habit - Narrower
Concept UI M000627120
Preferred term Smoking Habit
Entry term(s) Habit, Smoking
Habits, Smoking
Smoking Habits

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