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Descriptor English: Holocaust
Descriptor Spanish: Holocausto
Descriptor Portuguese: Holocausto
Descriptor French: Holocauste
Entry term(s): Holocausts
Tree number(s): I01.198.240.903.149.500
I01.880.735.950.500.903.149.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017767
Scope note: A massive slaughter, especially the systematic mass extermination of European Jews in Nazi concentration camps prior to and during World War II.
Annotation: when used in reference to the extermination of Jews by Nazis, spell with uppercase H: Holocaust in titles and translations
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 94
History Note: 94
Related: Concentration Camps MeSH
National Socialism MeSH
DeCS ID: 31405
Unique ID: D017767
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Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/12/28
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
Holocaust - Preferred
Concept UI M0026852
Scope note A massive slaughter, especially the systematic mass extermination of European Jews in Nazi concentration camps prior to and during World War II.
Preferred term Holocaust
Entry term(s) Holocausts



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