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Descriptor English: Brazil
Descriptor Spanish: Brasil
Descriptor Portuguese: Brasil
Descriptor French: Brésil
Tree number(s): Z01.107.757.176
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001938
Scope note: A country located on the eastern coast of South America, located between Colombia and Peru, that borders the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered on the north by Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana, on the south by Uruguay, and on the west by Argentina. The capital is Brasilia.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 1963
Unique ID: D001938
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: 2016/05/31
Brazil - Preferred
Concept UI M0002902
Scope note A country located on the eastern coast of South America, located between Colombia and Peru, that borders the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered on the north by Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana, on the south by Uruguay, and on the west by Argentina. The capital is Brasilia.
Preferred term Brazil



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