MeSH or Medical Subject Headings is the controlled vocabulary thesaurus PubMed uses to index citations. Searching the MeSH database from PubMed is easy, but requires you to navigate to and from the MeSH website. You can use the MeSH database to find MeSH terms, including Subheadings, Publication Types, Supplementary Concepts and Pharmacological Actions, and then build a PubMed search.
To get to the MeSH database from the PubMed homepage, scroll down to the middle of the page and under "Explore" click on "MeSH Database"
MeSH is organized in a tree like structure with headings and subheadings.
MeSH is built to interact smoothly with the PubMed database. You can therefore use the search builder tool in MeSH to create a PubMed search with the subject terms you find. To build a PubMed search from MeSH:
taken from https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/help/#using-mesh-database
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