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Descriptor English: Asia, Central
Descriptor Spanish: Asia Central
Descriptor Portuguese: Ásia Central
Descriptor French: Asie centrale
Tree number(s): Z01.252.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001209
Scope note: The geographical area of Asia comprising KAZAKHSTAN; KYRGYZSTAN; TAJIKISTAN; TURKMENISTAN; and UZBEKISTAN. The desert region of Kara Kum (Qara Qum) is largely in Turkmenistan and the desert region of Kyzyl Kum (Kizil Kum or Qizil Qum), is in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p233, 590, 636)
Annotation: a geog area; prefer specific countries
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
History Note: 82
DeCS ID: 1216
Unique ID: D001209
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Date Established: 1982/01/01
Date of Entry: 1981/02/27
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Asia, Central - Preferred
Concept UI M0001807
Scope note The geographical area of Asia comprising KAZAKHSTAN; KYRGYZSTAN; TAJIKISTAN; TURKMENISTAN; and UZBEKISTAN. The desert region of Kara Kum (Qara Qum) is largely in Turkmenistan and the desert region of Kyzyl Kum (Kizil Kum or Qizil Qum), is in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p233, 590, 636)
Preferred term Asia, Central



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