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Descriptor English: Wills
Descriptor Spanish: Testamentos
Descriptor Portuguese: Testamentos
Descriptor French: Testaments
Entry term(s): Inheritance
Inheritances
Tree number(s): I01.880.604.583.927
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014918
Scope note: Legal documents that are declarations of individuals' wishes regarding the disposal of their property or estate after death; esp: written instruments, legally executed, by which dispositions are made of estates. LIVING WILLS are written declarations regarding prolongation of life by extraordinary means.
Annotation: do not confuse entry term INHERITANCE with HEREDITY
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
DeCS ID: 15318
Unique ID: D014918
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: 2002/07/03
Wills - Preferred
Concept UI M0022978
Scope note Legal documents that are declarations of individuals' wishes regarding the disposal of their property or estate after death; esp: written instruments, legally executed, by which dispositions are made of estates. LIVING WILLS are written declarations regarding prolongation of life by extraordinary means.
Preferred term Wills
Inheritance - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0022979
Preferred term Inheritance
Entry term(s) Inheritances



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