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Descriptor English: Aged
Descriptor Spanish: Anciano
Descriptor anciano
Entry term(s) personas añosas
personas mayores
Scope note: Persona con una edad comprendida entre 65 y 79 años. Las personas con edades superiores a 79 años se consideran ANCIANOS DE 80 O MÁS AÑOS.
Descriptor Portuguese: Idoso
Descriptor French: Sujet âgé
Entry term(s): Elderly
Tree number(s): M01.060.116.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000368
Scope note: A person 65 through 79 years of age. For a person older than 79 years, AGED, 80 AND OVER is available.
Annotation: almost always check tag: NIM no qualifiers; see Manual Chapter 9; differentiate from AGING, a physiological process, & AGE FACTORS & AGE DISTRIBUTION, statistical concepts
Allowable Qualifiers: PH physiology
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Public MeSH Note: 1966; was see under GERIATRICS 1963-65
History Note: 1966; was see under GERIATRICS 1963-65
Related: Health Services for the Aged MeSH
Homes for the Aged MeSH
Housing for the Elderly MeSH
Pensions MeSH
Retirement MeSH
DeCS ID: 20174
Unique ID: D000368
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: 2018/02/28
Aged - Preferred
Concept UI M0000563
Scope note A person 65 through 79 years of age. For a person older than 79 years, AGED, 80 AND OVER is available.
Preferred term Aged
Entry term(s) Elderly



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