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Descriptor English: Cell Phone
Descriptor Spanish: Teléfono Celular
Descriptor teléfono móvil
Entry term(s) teléfono celular
teléfono celular portable
teléfono celular portátil
teléfono celular transportable
teléfono de automóvil
teléfonos celulares
teléfonos móviles
Scope note: Aparatos de comunicación analógica o digital mediante los que el usuario dispone de una conexión inalámbrica de un teléfono a un trasmisor próximo. En algunos países se llama celular porque el área de servicio está dividida en múltiples "células" o "celdas". A medida que el usuario se mueve de un zona a otra, la llamada se transfiere al transmisor local.
Descriptor Portuguese: Telefone Celular
Descriptor French: Téléphones portables
Entry term(s): Car Phone
Car Phones
Cell Phones
Cellular Phone
Cellular Phone, Portable
Cellular Phone, Transportable
Cellular Phones
Cellular Phones, Portable
Cellular Phones, Transportable
Cellular Telephone
Cellular Telephones
Mobile Phone
Mobile Phones
Mobile Telephone
Mobile Telephones
Phone, Car
Phone, Cell
Phone, Cellular
Phone, Mobile
Phones, Car
Phones, Cell
Phones, Cellular
Phones, Mobile
Portable Cellular Phone
Portable Cellular Phones
Telephone, Cellular
Telephone, Mobile
Telephones, Cellular
Telephones, Mobile
Transportable Cellular Phone
Transportable Cellular Phones
Tree number(s): L01.178.847.698.300
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D040421
Scope note: Analog or digital communications device in which the user has a wireless connection from a telephone to a nearby transmitter. It is termed cellular because the service area is divided into multiple "cells." As the user moves from one cell area to another, the call is transferred to the local transmitter.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Telephone (1991-2002)
Public MeSH Note: 2018
History Note: 2018 (2003)
Related: Computers, Handheld MeSH
Mobile Satellite Communication System DeCS
DeCS ID: 37717
Unique ID: D040421
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2018/03/15
Cell Phone - Preferred
Concept UI M0421449
Scope note Analog or digital communications device in which the user has a wireless connection from a telephone to a nearby transmitter. It is termed cellular because the service area is divided into multiple "cells." As the user moves from one cell area to another, the call is transferred to the local transmitter.
Preferred term Cell Phone
Entry term(s) Cell Phones
Cellular Phone
Cellular Phones
Cellular Telephone
Cellular Telephones
Phone, Cell
Phone, Cellular
Phones, Cell
Phones, Cellular
Telephone, Cellular
Telephones, Cellular
Portable Cellular Phone - Narrower
Concept UI M0421469
Scope note Small, handheld, one-piece CELL PHONES.
Preferred term Portable Cellular Phone
Entry term(s) Cellular Phone, Portable
Cellular Phones, Portable
Portable Cellular Phones
Transportable Cellular Phone - Narrower
Concept UI M0421470
Scope note A large, CELLULAR PHONE with handset, transceiver, antenna, and optional battery, packaged together in a carrying case. It is plugged into a car cigarette lighter or can operate off a portable battery.
Preferred term Transportable Cellular Phone
Entry term(s) Cellular Phone, Transportable
Cellular Phones, Transportable
Transportable Cellular Phones
Mobile Phone - Narrower
Concept UI M0421450
Scope note Type of CELLULAR PHONE installed in a car, truck, or van. This phone is attached to the vehicle and draws power from the vehicle's battery.
Preferred term Mobile Phone
Entry term(s) Car Phone
Car Phones
Mobile Phones
Mobile Telephone
Mobile Telephones
Phone, Car
Phone, Mobile
Phones, Car
Phones, Mobile
Telephone, Mobile
Telephones, Mobile



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