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Descriptor English: Spouses
Descriptor Spanish: Esposos
Descriptor Portuguese: Cônjuges
Descriptor French: Conjoints
Entry term(s): Domestic Partner
Domestic Partners
Husband
Husbands
Married Person
Married Persons
Notification, Spousal
Partner, Domestic
Partners, Domestic
Person, Married
Persons, Married
Spousal Notification
Spouse
Wife
Wives
Tree number(s): F01.829.263.500.660
I01.880.853.150.500.670
M01.816
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018454
Scope note: Married persons, i.e., husbands and wives, or partners. Domestic partners, or spousal equivalents, are two adults who have chosen to share their lives in an intimate and committed relationship, reside together, and share a mutual obligation of support for the basic necessities of life.
Annotation: husbands, wives, or partners as persons: differentiate from MARRIAGE, the sociol or anthropol concept
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
EH ethnology
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Marriage (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
DeCS ID: 32017
Unique ID: D018454
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/04/16
Revision Date: 1998/06/11
Spouses - Preferred
Concept UI M0027685
Scope note Married persons, i.e., husbands and wives, or partners. Domestic partners, or spousal equivalents, are two adults who have chosen to share their lives in an intimate and committed relationship, reside together, and share a mutual obligation of support for the basic necessities of life.
Preferred term Spouses
Entry term(s) Married Person
Married Persons
Person, Married
Persons, Married
Spouse
Husbands - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0027687
Preferred term Husbands
Entry term(s) Husband
Domestic Partners - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0027689
Preferred term Domestic Partners
Entry term(s) Domestic Partner
Partner, Domestic
Partners, Domestic
Spousal Notification - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0027686
Preferred term Spousal Notification
Entry term(s) Notification, Spousal
Wives - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0027688
Preferred term Wives
Entry term(s) Wife



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