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Descriptor English: Borneo
Descriptor Spanish: Borneo
Descriptor Portuguese: Bornéu
Descriptor French: Bornéo
Tree number(s): Z01.252.145.103
Z01.639.160
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001893
Scope note: An island in the Malay Archipelago, east of Sumatra, north of Java, and west of Celebes. It is the third largest island in the world. Its name is a Portuguese alteration of BRUNEI, located on it. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p163; Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p73)
Annotation: an island in the Malay Archipelago; 3d largest island in the world
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 1917
Unique ID: D001893
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: 2012/07/03
Borneo - Preferred
Concept UI M0002829
Scope note An island in the Malay Archipelago, east of Sumatra, north of Java, and west of Celebes. It is the third largest island in the world. Its name is a Portuguese alteration of BRUNEI, located on it. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p163; Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p73)
Preferred term Borneo



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