"Adult" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A person having attained full growth or maturity. Adults are of 19 through 44 years of age. For a person between 19 and 24 years of age, YOUNG ADULT is available.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Adult" by people in this website by year, and whether "Adult" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 12507 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 691 publications in 2008
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