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Descriptor English: Adoption
Descriptor Spanish: Adopción
Descriptor adopción
Entry term(s) adopciones
Scope note: Aceptación voluntaria de un hijo ajeno como propio, generalmente con garantías legales.
Descriptor Portuguese: Adoção
Descriptor French: Adoption
Entry term(s): Adoptions
Tree number(s): I01.880.853.150.140
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000300
Scope note: Voluntary acceptance of a child of other parents to be as one's own child, usually with legal confirmation.
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
DeCS ID: 23894
Unique ID: D000300
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: 1997/06/20
Adoption - Preferred
Concept UI M0000474
Scope note Voluntary acceptance of a child of other parents to be as one's own child, usually with legal confirmation.
Preferred term Adoption
Entry term(s) Adoptions



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