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Descriptor in English: Central America
Descriptor in Spanish: América Central
Descriptor in Portuguese: América Central
Descriptor in French: Amérique centrale
Tree number(s): Z01.107.169
Scope note: A region of southern NORTH AMERICA extending from the southern border of MEXICO to the northern border of COLOMBIA. It separates the Caribbean Sea from the Pacific Ocean and is linked to SOUTH AMERICA by the Isthmus of Panama.
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS UI: 2524
Descriptor UI: D002489
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/11/24
Central America - Preferred
Concept UI M0003800
Scope note A region of southern NORTH AMERICA extending from the southern border of MEXICO to the northern border of COLOMBIA. It separates the Caribbean Sea from the Pacific Ocean and is linked to SOUTH AMERICA by the Isthmus of Panama.
Preferred term Central America



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