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Descriptor English: Knowledge
Descriptor Spanish: Conocimiento
Descriptor Portuguese: Conhecimento
Descriptor French: Savoir
Entry term(s): Epistemology
Tree number(s): K01.468
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019359
Scope note: The body of truths or facts accumulated in the course of time, the cumulated sum of information, its volume and nature, in any civilization, period, or country.
Annotation: restrict to knowledge as an abstract or philosophical concept, as "transmission of knowledge"; do not use as coordinate for knowledge of specific subjects as "fuller use of our knowledge about children"; will figure largely in historical articles & historical contexts; "medical knowledge" is probably MEDICINE & not here
Public MeSH Note: 97
History Note: 97
DeCS ID: 33182
Unique ID: D019359
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/10
Revision Date: 2017/06/30
Knowledge - Preferred
Concept UI M0028815
Scope note The body of truths or facts accumulated in the course of time, the cumulated sum of information, its volume and nature, in any civilization, period, or country.
Preferred term Knowledge
Epistemology - Narrower
Concept UI M0028814
Preferred term Epistemology



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