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Descriptor English: Comprehension
Descriptor Spanish: Comprensión
Descriptor Portuguese: Compreensão
Descriptor French: Compréhension
Entry term(s): Readability
Understanding
Tree number(s): F02.463.188.357
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D032882
Scope note: The act or fact of grasping the meaning, nature, or importance of; understanding. (American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed) Includes understanding by a patient or research subject of information disclosed orally or in writing.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DE drug effects
ES ethics
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Cognition (1993-2002)
Mental Processes (1978-1992)
Public MeSH Note: 2003; see COGNITION 1993-2002
History Note: 2003; use COGNITION 1993-2002
Related: Mental Competency MeSH
Mental Recall MeSH
DeCS ID: 37623
Unique ID: D032882
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Comprehension - Preferred
Concept UI M0004722
Scope note The act or fact of grasping the meaning, nature, or importance of; understanding. (American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed) Includes understanding by a patient or research subject of information disclosed orally or in writing.
Preferred term Comprehension
Entry term(s) Understanding
Readability - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0401525
Preferred term Readability



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