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Descriptor English: Urbanization
Descriptor Spanish: Urbanización
Descriptor Portuguese: Urbanização
Descriptor French: Urbanisation
Entry term(s): Central Cities
Central City
Cities, Central
City, Central
Urbanizations
Tree number(s): I01.880.853.400.726
SP3.006
SP4.102.072.583.109
SP8.473.981.972.912
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014507
Scope note: The process whereby a society changes from a rural to an urban way of life. It refers also to the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas.
Annotation: specify geog if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Population (1966-1967)
Sociology (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
Related: Cities MeSH
DeCS ID: 14906
Unique ID: D014507
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Urbanization - Preferred
Concept UI M0022314
Scope note The process whereby a society changes from a rural to an urban way of life. It refers also to the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas.
Preferred term Urbanization
Entry term(s) Urbanizations
Central City - Narrower
Concept UI M0022313
Preferred term Central City
Entry term(s) Central Cities
Cities, Central
City, Central



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