Medical Subject Headings - Diseases

The Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) thesaurus is a controlled vocabulary produced by the National Library of Medicine and used for indexing, cataloging, and searching for biomedical and health-related information and documents. Here we are providing the diseases subtree.

Ontology info

Ontology id: meshd
Version: de-2019
Number of terms: 4826
Last loaded: Fri Mar 10 11:00:06 CET 2023


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This RDF Version of the MeSH diseases tree was enriched from ZB MED with the german labels from DIMDI ( As a starting point we use the RDF Version of the UMLS ontology MSH, which was converted with the UMLS2RDF tool (, developed by the NCBO project.