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Descriptor English: Taiwan
Descriptor Spanish: Taiwán
Descriptor Portuguese: Taiwan
Descriptor French: Taïwan
Entry term(s): Formosa
Republic of China
Tree number(s): Z01.252.474.872
Z01.639.850
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013624
Scope note: Country in eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea, and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines, off the southeastern coast of China. The capital is Taipei. The alternate country name is Republic of China.
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 14003
Unique ID: D013624
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/12/08
Taiwan - Preferred
Concept UI M0021016
Scope note Country in eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea, and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines, off the southeastern coast of China. The capital is Taipei. The alternate country name is Republic of China.
Preferred term Taiwan
Entry term(s) Formosa
Republic of China



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