Wikidata:Property proposal/MeSH qualifier ID

MeSH qualifier IDEdit

Originally proposed at Wikidata:Property proposal/Authority control

Descriptionidentifier of a MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) qualifier
RepresentsMedical Subject Headings (Q199897)
Data typeExternal identifier
Domainitem; medicine (Q11190)
Allowed valuesQ[0-9]{6}
Example 1epidemiology (Q133805)Q000453 (MeSH Browser), Q000453 (MeSH RDF)
Example 2surgery (Q40821)Q000601 (MeSH Browser), Q000601 (MeSH RDF)
Example 3mortality rate (Q58702)Q000401 (MeSH Browser), Q000401 (MeSH RDF)
Example 4anatomy (Q514)Q000033 (MeSH Browser), Q000033 (MeSH RDF)
Example 5histology (Q7168)Q000033 (MeSH Browser), Q000033 (MeSH RDF)
Example 6cerebrospinal fluid (Q54196)Q000134 (MeSH Browser), Q000134 (MeSH RDF)
Example 7prevention (Q13466133) → MESH Qualifier Q000517 (MeSH Browser), Q000517 (MeSH RDF)
Example 8violence prevention (Q104733130) → MESH Descriptor D014754, qualified by MESH Qualifier Q000517
Source (MeSH Browser) and (MeSH RDF)
Planned usewill add to medical topics as encountered
Number of IDs in source79
Expected completenesseventually complete (Q21873974)
Formatter URL$1 (MeSH Browser) and$1 (MeSH RDF)
See alsoMeSH descriptor ID (P486), MeSH concept ID (P6694), MeSH term ID (P6680), MeSH tree code (P672) and proposal MeSH descriptor/qualifier ID
Applicable "stated in"-valueMedical Subject Headings (Q199897)
Distinct values constraintno; some qualifiers cover two or more separate concepts, e.g. Q000033: anatomy & histology


MeSH qualifiers are the one MeSH controlled vocabulary that do not yet have a Wikidata property. These qualifiers are used in cataloging and indexing to further refine a subject by combining a MeSH descriptor with a qualifier. UWashPrincipalCataloger (talk) 20:58, 28 February 2021 (UTC)


@UWashPrincipalCataloger, ArthurPSmith, Pullen255, EJPlantz, Vladimir Alexiev:   Done MeSH qualifier ID (P9341) Pamputt (talk) 08:38, 21 March 2021 (UTC)