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Descriptor English: Human Body
Descriptor Spanish: Cuerpo Humano
Descriptor Portuguese: Corpo Humano
Descriptor French: Corps humain
Entry term(s): Bodies, Human
Body Parts
Body Parts and Fluids
Body, Human
Figure, Human
Figures, Human
Human Bodies
Human Figure
Human Figures
Parts, Body
Tree number(s): I01.076.201.450.560
K01.093.378
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018594
Scope note: The human being as a non-anatomical and non-zoological entity. The emphasis is on the philosophical or artistic treatment of the human being, and includes lay and social attitudes toward the body in history. (From J. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)
Annotation: the human body as a whole, viewed from an artistic, cultural, historical, or social perspective
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
DeCS ID: 32187
Unique ID: D018594
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Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/04/19
Revision Date: 2004/07/13
Human Body - Preferred
Concept UI M0027873
Scope note The human being as a non-anatomical and non-zoological entity. The emphasis is on the philosophical or artistic treatment of the human being, and includes lay and social attitudes toward the body in history. (From J. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)
Preferred term Human Body
Entry term(s) Bodies, Human
Body, Human
Figure, Human
Figures, Human
Human Bodies
Human Figure
Human Figures
Body Parts and Fluids - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0413913
Preferred term Body Parts and Fluids
Body Parts - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0413912
Scope note Parts of the human body viewed from a philosophical or social perspective.
Preferred term Body Parts
Entry term(s) Parts, Body



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