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Descriptor English: Clergy
Descriptor Spanish: Clero
Descriptor Portuguese: Clero
Descriptor French: Clergé
Entry term(s): Chaplain
Chaplains
Cleric
Clerics
Deacon
Deacons
Imam
Imams
Minister
Ministers
Pastor
Pastors
Priest
Priests
Rabbi
Rabbis
Tree number(s): M01.526.799.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002977
Scope note: Persons ordained for religious duties, who serve as leaders and perform religious services.
Annotation: specify religion if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: appropriate religion heading (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73(69)
DeCS ID: 3002
Unique ID: D002977
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Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/30
Clergy - Preferred
Concept UI M0004558
Scope note Persons ordained for religious duties, who serve as leaders and perform religious services.
Preferred term Clergy
Ministers - Narrower
Concept UI M000606816
Preferred term Ministers
Entry term(s) Minister
Pastors - Narrower
Concept UI M000606817
Preferred term Pastors
Entry term(s) Pastor
Rabbis - Narrower
Concept UI M0592136
Preferred term Rabbis
Entry term(s) Rabbi
Deacons - Narrower
Concept UI M0592139
Preferred term Deacons
Entry term(s) Deacon
Imams - Narrower
Concept UI M0592138
Preferred term Imams
Entry term(s) Imam
Priests - Narrower
Concept UI M0592137
Preferred term Priests
Entry term(s) Priest
Clerics - Narrower
Concept UI M000606815
Preferred term Clerics
Entry term(s) Cleric
Chaplains - Narrower
Concept UI M0592140
Preferred term Chaplains
Entry term(s) Chaplain



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