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Descriptor English: Letter
Descriptor Spanish: Carta
Descriptor Portuguese: Carta
Descriptor French: Lettre
Tree number(s): V01.550
V02.355.374
V02.625
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016422
Scope note: Work consisting of written or printed communication between individuals or between persons and representatives of corporate bodies. The correspondence may be personal or professional. In medical and other scientific publications the letter is usually from one or more authors to the editor of the journal or book publishing the item being commented upon or discussed. LETTER is often accompanied by COMMENT.
Annotation: This heading is used as a Publication Type. Letters & correspondence as a subject are indexed under the main heading CORRESPONDENCE AS TOPIC. For collections of letters, use COLLECTED CORRESPONDENCE. CATALOGER: Use for historical material only
History Note: 2008(1991)
Related: Collected Correspondence MeSH
DeCS ID: 29638
Unique ID: D016422
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1995/06/23
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
Letter - Preferred
Concept UI M0025110
Scope note Work consisting of written or printed communication between individuals or between persons and representatives of corporate bodies. The correspondence may be personal or professional. In medical and other scientific publications the letter is usually from one or more authors to the editor of the journal or book publishing the item being commented upon or discussed. LETTER is often accompanied by COMMENT.
Preferred term Letter



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