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Descriptor English: Tropical Medicine
Descriptor Spanish: Medicina Tropical
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicina Tropical
Descriptor French: Médecine tropicale
Entry term(s): Medicine, Tropical
Tree number(s): H02.403.879
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014330
Scope note: The branch of medicine concerned with diseases, mainly of parasitic origin, common in tropical and subtropical regions.
Annotation: use for the specialty only; "tropical diseases" when very general but avoid: prefer specific diseases
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Entry Version: TROPICAL MED
DeCS ID: 14733
Unique ID: D014330
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/12/10
Tropical Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0022035
Scope note The branch of medicine concerned with diseases, mainly of parasitic origin, common in tropical and subtropical regions.
Preferred term Tropical Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Tropical



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