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Descriptor English: Chronobiology Discipline
Descriptor Spanish: Disciplina de Cronobiología
Descriptor Portuguese: Disciplina de Cronobiologia
Descriptor French: Chronobiologie (discipline)
Entry term(s): Chronobiology Disciplines
Discipline, Chronobiology
Disciplines, Chronobiology
Tree number(s): H01.158.580
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055881
Scope note: A multidisciplinary field of research and practice studying the periodicity of biological systems and the application of principles of chronobiology to various therapeutic strategies. Aging, biological rhythms, and cyclic phenomena are included. Statistical, computer-aided mathematical procedures are used to describe, in mathematical terminology, various biological functions over time.
Annotation: the discipline (education, history, etc) only; use CHRONOBIOLOGY PHENOMENA or specifics treed under it for characteristics and processes of biological systems as affected by time
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Chronobiology Phenomena (1985-2008)
Public MeSH Note: 2009
History Note: 2009
Related: Chronobiology Phenomena MeSH
Chronotherapy MeSH
Drug Chronotherapy MeSH
Sleep Phase Chronotherapy MeSH
DeCS ID: 53361
Unique ID: D055881
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2008/11/30
Chronobiology Discipline - Preferred
Concept UI M0521611
Scope note A multidisciplinary field of research and practice studying the periodicity of biological systems and the application of principles of chronobiology to various therapeutic strategies. Aging, biological rhythms, and cyclic phenomena are included. Statistical, computer-aided mathematical procedures are used to describe, in mathematical terminology, various biological functions over time.
Preferred term Chronobiology Discipline
Entry term(s) Chronobiology Disciplines
Discipline, Chronobiology
Disciplines, Chronobiology



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