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Descriptor English: Australia
Descriptor Spanish: Australia
Descriptor Portuguese: Austrália
Descriptor French: Australie
Entry term(s): Canton and Enderbury Islands
Christmas Island
Christmas Island (Australia)
Tree number(s): Z01.639.100
Z01.678.100.373
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001315
Scope note: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.
Annotation: each of the states is available; do not confuse with AUSTRALASIA
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 1321
Unique ID: D001315
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Australia - Preferred
Concept UI M0001978
Scope note The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.
Preferred term Australia
Christmas Island (Australia) - Narrower
Concept UI M0013793
Preferred term Christmas Island (Australia)
Entry term(s) Canton and Enderbury Islands
Christmas Island



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