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phrase-search - search an indexed local NCBI PubMed archive
phrase-search [-h|-help|--help] [-path|-master dir] -count|-counts|-query|-filter |-exact|-terms query...|-convert dbas type type [key] |-lookup tag theme...
phrase-search searches an indexed local NCBI PubMed archive (as prepared by index-pubmed(1)).
-h|-help|--help Print usage information. -path|-master dir Search the local archive in dir. -count Print terms and counts, merging wildcards. -counts Expand wildcards; print individual term counts. -query Search on words or phrases in Boolean formulas. -filter Filter piped-in output from a previous (quite possibly remote) query. -exact Strict search for article title round-tripping. -terms Interpret the query as a field name, and list that field's known terms. With an empty query, list supported fields. query... What to search for in the above modes; may contain standard Boolean operators AND, OR, and NOT, using parentheses as needed for grouping. -convert dbas type type [key] Convert identifiers in the specified database from one type to another, accepting either a single identifier on the command line or a newline-delimited list on standard input. The database may be any of mesh Medline subject headings in general chem MeSH chemicals disz MeSH diseases gene Genes and the type may be any of Name official name Code internal identifier Tree path within MeSH tree (except for gene) Desc description (only for gene) Term synonym (except for gene) -lookup tag theme... Look up cross references between internal identifiers read from standard input, where tag identifies a pair of databases (e.g., chdi for chemicals and diseases) and theme... are theme codes of particular interest (with p and m standing in for + and - respectively).
EDIRECT_PUBMED_MASTER Local archive directory to use in the absence of -path/-master. Expected to hold an absolute path; mandatory when not supplying a path on the command line.
download-ncbi-data(1), edirect(1), entrez-phrase-search(1), fetch-pubmed(1), index-pubmed(1), rchive(1), theme-aliases(1), xtract(1).