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Descriptor English: Linguistics
Descriptor Spanish: Lingüística
Descriptor Portuguese: Linguística
Descriptor French: Linguistique
Entry term(s): Linguistic
Tree number(s): L01.559.598
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008037
Scope note: The science of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and historical linguistics. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Annotation: do not confuse with LANGUAGE, SEMANTICS, TERMINOLOGY AS TOPIC, PHONETICS, LITERATURE, PHILOLOGY or VOCABULARY; grammar, syntax, accent go here
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
Public MeSH Note: 67
History Note: 67(65)
DeCS ID: 8212
Unique ID: D008037
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/30
Linguistics - Preferred
Concept UI M0012527
Scope note The science of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and historical linguistics. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Preferred term Linguistics
Entry term(s) Linguistic



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