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Descriptor English: Prisons
Descriptor Spanish: Prisiones
Descriptor Portuguese: Prisões
Descriptor French: Prisons
Entry term(s): Penitentiaries
Penitentiary
Prison
Tree number(s): I01.880.604.787
J03.220.500
VS3.002.010.012
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011330
Scope note: Penal institutions, or places of long-term confinement for prisoners.
Annotation: specify geographic location if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS ID: 11765
Unique ID: D011330
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/06/18
Prisons - Preferred
Concept UI M0017589
Scope note Penal institutions, or places of long-term confinement for prisoners.
Preferred term Prisons
Entry term(s) Penitentiaries
Penitentiary
Prison



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