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Descriptor English: Cities
Descriptor Spanish: Ciudades
Descriptor Portuguese: Cidades
Descriptor French: Villes
Entry term(s): Counties
County
Large Cities
Large City
Medium Cities
Medium City
Megalopolis
Metropolis
Municipalities
Towns
Urban Villages
Tree number(s): G16.500.275.069
N06.230.069
SP3.001.037.028.024.010
Z01.433
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002947
Scope note: A large or important municipality of a country, usually a major metropolitan center.
Annotation: IM for cities as sociol or population entities; specific indentions are available (NIM only) for epidemiol or ethnol studies; URBANIZATION is available for the develop from rural to urban society; URBAN POPULATION and URBAN HEALTH are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: specific city (1966-1997)
History Note: 98; use explode 1967-97
Related: Urban Area DeCS
Urban Health MeSH
Urban Population MeSH
Urban Sanitation DeCS
Urbanization MeSH
DeCS ID: 2973
Unique ID: D002947
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/05/25
Cities - Preferred
Concept UI M0004511
Scope note A large or important municipality of a country, usually a major metropolitan center.
Preferred term Cities
Entry term(s) Counties
County
Towns - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000643154
Scope note Human settlements larger than a village but smaller than a city.
Preferred term Towns
Entry term(s) Medium Cities
Medium City
Urban Villages
Municipalities - Broader
Concept UI M0004512
Preferred term Municipalities
Megalopolis - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI F0001346
Preferred term Megalopolis
Metropolis - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI F0001347
Preferred term Metropolis
Entry term(s) Large Cities
Large City



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