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Descriptor English: Temperance
Descriptor Spanish: Templanza
Descriptor Portuguese: Temperança
Descriptor French: Modération
Entry term(s): Temperances
Tree number(s): F01.914
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013695
Scope note: Habitual moderation in the indulgence of a natural appetite, especially but not exclusively the consumption of alcohol.
Annotation: ALCOHOL ABSTINENCE is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
DeCS ID: 14073
Unique ID: D013695
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Temperance - Preferred
Concept UI M0021142
Scope note Habitual moderation in the indulgence of a natural appetite, especially but not exclusively the consumption of alcohol.
Preferred term Temperance
Entry term(s) Temperances



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