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Descriptor English: Guinea
Descriptor Spanish: Guinea
Descriptor Portuguese: Guiné
Descriptor French: Guinée
Entry term(s): French Guinea
Guinea, French
Guinea, Republic of
Republic of Guinea
Tree number(s): Z01.058.290.190.375
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016701
Scope note: A republic in western Africa, south of SENEGAL and MALI, east of GUINEA-BISSAU. Its capital is Conakry.
Annotation: entry term FRENCH GUINEA was its former name; do not confuse with GUINEA-BISSAU (formerly Portuguese Guinea) or EQUATORIAL GUINEA (formerly Spanish Guinea); do not confuse with GUYANA in South America
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
Previous Indexing: Africa, Western (1966-1991)
History Note: 92; was REPUBLIC OF GUINEA see AFRICA, WESTERN 1988-91; was see GUINEA-BISSAU 1980-82; was heading 1966-79
DeCS ID: 30062
Unique ID: D016701
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/02/11
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Guinea - Preferred
Concept UI M0025439
Scope note A republic in western Africa, south of SENEGAL and MALI, east of GUINEA-BISSAU. Its capital is Conakry.
Preferred term Guinea
Entry term(s) French Guinea
Guinea, French
Guinea, Republic of
Republic of Guinea



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