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Descriptor English: Computer Peripherals
Descriptor Spanish: Periféricos de Computador
Descriptor Portuguese: Periféricos de Computador
Descriptor French: Périphériques d'ordinateur
Entry term(s): Computer Peripheral
Computer Peripheral Device
Computer Peripheral Devices
Computer Peripheral Equipment
Computer Peripheral Equipments
Device, Computer Peripheral
Devices, Computer Peripheral
Equipment, Computer Peripheral
Equipments, Computer Peripheral
Peripheral Device, Computer
Peripheral Devices, Computer
Peripheral Equipment, Computer
Peripheral Equipments, Computer
Peripheral, Computer
Peripherals, Computer
Tree number(s): L01.224.230.260.115
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016287
Scope note: Various units or machines that operate in combination or in conjunction with a computer but are not physically part of it. Peripheral devices typically display computer data, store data from the computer and return the data to the computer on demand, prepare data for human use, or acquire data from a source and convert it to a form usable by a computer. (Computer Dictionary, 4th ed.)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Computers (1966-1990)
Public MeSH Note: 91
History Note: 91
DeCS ID: 28892
Unique ID: D016287
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/05/07
Revision Date: 2017/07/03
Computer Peripherals - Preferred
Concept UI M0024895
Scope note Various units or machines that operate in combination or in conjunction with a computer but are not physically part of it. Peripheral devices typically display computer data, store data from the computer and return the data to the computer on demand, prepare data for human use, or acquire data from a source and convert it to a form usable by a computer. (Computer Dictionary, 4th ed.)
Preferred term Computer Peripherals
Entry term(s) Computer Peripheral
Computer Peripheral Device
Computer Peripheral Devices
Computer Peripheral Equipment
Computer Peripheral Equipments
Device, Computer Peripheral
Devices, Computer Peripheral
Equipment, Computer Peripheral
Equipments, Computer Peripheral
Peripheral Device, Computer
Peripheral Devices, Computer
Peripheral Equipment, Computer
Peripheral Equipments, Computer
Peripheral, Computer
Peripherals, Computer



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