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Descriptor English: Thanatology
Descriptor Spanish: Tanatología
Descriptor Portuguese: Tanatologia
Descriptor French: Thanatologie
Tree number(s): K01.752.827
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013795
Scope note: The study of the theory, philosophy, and doctrine of death.
Annotation: "the study of the theory, philosophy & doctrine of death"; do not confuse with DEATH, the physiol concept
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
Previous Indexing: Death (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 90; was see under DEATH 1974-89
Online Note: search DEATH 1974
History Note: 90(75); was see under DEATH 1974-89
Entry Version: THANATOL
Related: Death MeSH
DeCS ID: 27854
Unique ID: D013795
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Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1993/07/11
Thanatology - Preferred
Concept UI M0021270
Scope note The study of the theory, philosophy, and doctrine of death.
Preferred term Thanatology



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