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Descriptor English: Oceans and Seas
Descriptor Spanish: Océanos y Mares
Descriptor océanos y mares
Entry term(s) cadena oceánica
cordillera meso-oceánica
fosa abisal
fosa continental
fosa oceánica
fosas abisales
mares
Scope note: Grandes extensiones de masas de agua salada que, en conjunto, cubren más del 70 por ciento de la superficie terrestre. Los mares pueden estar parcial o totalmente rodeados de tierra, y tienen un tamaño más reducido que los océanos (Atlántico, Pacífico, Índico, Ártico y Antártico).
Descriptor Portuguese: Oceanos e Mares
Descriptor French: Océans et mers
Entry term(s): Abyssal Trench
Abyssal Trenches
Continental Trench
Meso-Oceanic Mountain Chain
Meso-Scale Oceanic Mountain Chain
Mid-Ocean Ridge
Oceanic Ridge
Oceanic Trench
Oceans
Ridge
Seas
Seas and Oceans
Sub-Marine Ridge
Tree number(s): G01.311.625
G16.500.275.725.500.650
SP4.606.775
Z01.756
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009792
Scope note: A great expanse of continuous bodies of salt water which together cover more than 70 percent of the earth's surface. Seas may be partially or entirely enclosed by land, and are smaller than the five oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic).
Annotation: for specific oceans or seas that are not a main heading, index only under OCEANS AND SEAS and not also under a geographic term
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
History Note: 87
Entry Version: OCEANS SEAS
Related: Seawater MeSH
DeCS ID: 19273
Unique ID: D009792
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Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/04/02
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Oceans and Seas - Preferred
Concept UI M0015204
Scope note A great expanse of continuous bodies of salt water which together cover more than 70 percent of the earth's surface. Seas may be partially or entirely enclosed by land, and are smaller than the five oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic).
Preferred term Oceans and Seas
Entry term(s) Abyssal Trench
Abyssal Trenches
Continental Trench
Meso-Oceanic Mountain Chain
Meso-Scale Oceanic Mountain Chain
Mid-Ocean Ridge
Oceanic Ridge
Oceanic Trench
Ridge
Seas and Oceans
Sub-Marine Ridge
Oceans - Narrower
Concept UI M0015203
Preferred term Oceans
Seas - Narrower
Concept UI M0015205
Preferred term Seas



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