Definitions for "SCOPE NOTE"
A note in an authority record that indicates the scope of use for the authorized subject heading.
brief explanation of the sense or extent of a subject term contained in, for example, a thesaurus.
descriptive message for MeSH headings. Scope notes provide definitions as well as synonyms, year of adoption by Medline, previous indexing, and cross references.
a brief statement of the intended usage of a Descriptor
a piece of text that in some way helps to further elucidate the intended meaning of a concept
An instructional and/or definitional statement that clarifies the usage or meaning of the concept.