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Since a few #medlibs asked... I've dug up some of my favorite examples of bad / wtf MeSH indexing, along with a few of my go-to searches to show how automatic term mapping (ATM) in #PubMed can do unexpected things.

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"The importance of good images in using hair to screen for breast cancer" ( has been indexed with "Magic"[Mesh]. I'm guessing it's because the next letter, on page 2 of pdf, has the title "Science or Black Magic?" #medlibsā€¦
I mentioned this one during the #medlibs chat:

MeSH fun includes being indexed with "Telepathy"[Majr]. I assume based on context it should maybe have been "Telepathology"[Mesh]. But also... did you know there is a Mesh term for telepathy?
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