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Descriptor English: Kinesics
Descriptor Spanish: Cinésica
Descriptor Portuguese: Cinésica
Descriptor French: Kinésique
Entry term(s): Body Language
Body Languages
Language, Body
Languages, Body
Tree number(s): F01.145.209.530.538
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007697
Scope note: Systematic study of the body and the use of its static and dynamic position as a means of communication.
Annotation: do not confuse with KINETICS or KINESIS
Previous Indexing: Behavior, Animal (1966-1967)
Communication (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
Related: Posture MeSH
DeCS ID: 7872
Unique ID: D007697
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Kinesics - Preferred
Concept UI M0012041
Scope note Systematic study of the body and the use of its static and dynamic position as a means of communication.
Preferred term Kinesics
Body Language - Narrower
Concept UI M0012040
Preferred term Body Language
Entry term(s) Body Languages
Language, Body
Languages, Body



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