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Descriptor English: Diving
Descriptor Spanish: Buceo
Descriptor Portuguese: Mergulho
Descriptor French: Plongée
Entry term(s): Divings
Tree number(s): I03.450.642.845.945.500.110
N06.230.150.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004242
Scope note: An activity in which the organism plunges into water. It includes scuba and bell diving. Diving as natural behavior of animals goes here, as well as diving in decompression experiments with humans or animals.
Annotation: human & animal; /adv eff permitted for hazards of diving as a Cat G3 concept, /inj permitted for diving as a sport in Cat I: coord IM with specific inj (IM); /physiol permitted; includes scuba & bell diving
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IN injuries
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PH physiology
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: was in Cat G only 1975-80; was in Cat E only 1968-74; was in Cat E & J 1963-67
Related: Decompression Sickness MeSH
Inert Gas Narcosis MeSH
DeCS ID: 4305
Unique ID: D004242
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/14
Diving - Preferred
Concept UI M0006634
Scope note An activity in which the organism plunges into water. It includes scuba and bell diving. Diving as natural behavior of animals goes here, as well as diving in decompression experiments with humans or animals.
Preferred term Diving
Entry term(s) Divings



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