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Descriptor English: Abbreviations
Descriptor Spanish: Abreviaturas
Descriptor Portuguese: Abreviaturas
Descriptor French: Abréviations
Entry term(s): Abbreviation
Acronym
Acronyms
Sigla
Siglum
Tree number(s): V02.025
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020463
Scope note: Works consisting of lists of shortened forms of written words or phrases used for brevity. Acronyms are included here.
Annotation: This heading is used as a Publication Type. Works consisting of lists of shortened forms of written words or phrases used for brevity. Acronyms are included here. Abbreviations as a subject are indexed under the main heading ABBREVIATIONS AS TOPIC; INDEXER: Do not use
History Note: 2008(1999)
DeCS ID: 33638
Unique ID: D020463
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/03
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Abbreviations - Preferred
Concept UI M0030134
Scope note Works consisting of lists of shortened forms of written words or phrases used for brevity. Acronyms are included here.
Preferred term Abbreviations
Entry term(s) Abbreviation
Acronyms - Narrower
Concept UI M0511062
Preferred term Acronyms
Entry term(s) Acronym
Sigla - Narrower
Concept UI FD00063112
Preferred term Sigla
Entry term(s) Siglum



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