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Descriptor English: Bays
Descriptor Spanish: Bahías
Descriptor Portuguese: Baías
Descriptor French: Baies (géographie)
Entry term(s): Bay
Inlet
Inlets
Tree number(s): G01.311.625.080
SP4.036.382.148.619
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D061006
Scope note: An area of water mostly surrounded by land, usually smaller than a gulf, and affording access to the sea.
Allowable Qualifiers: AN analysis
CH chemistry
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2012
History Note: 2012
Related: Coasts DeCS
DeCS ID: 32417
Unique ID: D061006
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/06/24
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Bays - Preferred
Concept UI M0556091
Scope note An area of water mostly surrounded by land, usually smaller than a gulf, and affording access to the sea.
Preferred term Bays
Entry term(s) Bay
Inlets - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0556092
Scope note Recesses in the shore in a large body of water and usually the actual connection between a bay and the ocean.
Preferred term Inlets
Entry term(s) Inlet



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