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Descriptor English: Adult
Descriptor Spanish: Adulto
Descriptor Portuguese: Adulto
Descriptor French: Adulte
Entry term(s): Adults
Tree number(s): M01.060.116
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000328
Scope note: A person having attained full growth or maturity. Adults are of 19 through 44 years of age. For a person between 19 and 24 years of age, YOUNG ADULT is available.
Annotation: almost always check tag: NIM no qualifiers; see Manual Chapter 9
Allowable Qualifiers: PX psychology
Public MeSH Note: 66
History Note: 66
DeCS ID: 331
Unique ID: D000328
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Adult - Preferred
Concept UI M0000504
Scope note A person having attained full growth or maturity. Adults are of 19 through 44 years of age. For a person between 19 and 24 years of age, YOUNG ADULT is available.
Preferred term Adult
Entry term(s) Adults



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