Search
Descriptor English: Culture
Descriptor Spanish: Cultura
Descriptor Portuguese: Cultura
Descriptor French: Culture (sociologie)
Entry term(s): Background, Cultural
Backgrounds, Cultural
Belief
Beliefs
Cultural Background
Cultural Backgrounds
Cultural Relativism
Cultural Relativisms
Cultures
Customs
Relativism, Cultural
Relativisms, Cultural
Tree number(s): I01.076.201.450
I01.880.853.100
SP3.001.005.030.050.010
SP4.051.502
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003469
Scope note: A collective expression for all behavior patterns acquired and socially transmitted through symbols. Culture includes customs, traditions, and language.
Annotation: note category: not for microbial or tissue cultures
Related: Cross-Cultural Comparison MeSH
Ethnocentrism DeCS
DeCS ID: 3490
Unique ID: D003469
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: 2019/01/14
Culture - Preferred
Concept UI M0005415
Scope note A collective expression for all behavior patterns acquired and socially transmitted through symbols. Culture includes customs, traditions, and language.
Preferred term Culture
Entry term(s) Cultures
Customs - Narrower
Concept UI M0005416
Preferred term Customs
Beliefs - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0005413
Preferred term Beliefs
Entry term(s) Belief
Cultural Background - Narrower
Concept UI M0005414
Preferred term Cultural Background
Entry term(s) Background, Cultural
Backgrounds, Cultural
Cultural Backgrounds
Cultural Relativism - Narrower
Concept UI M000645262
Scope note The process by which the dominant symbols, acts, or meanings of a society reinforce the perspective of a dominant group while making invisible, stereotyped, or marked as “other” the variations in symbols, acts, and meanings from culture to culture.in the perspectives of subordinate or targeted groups. This includes the presumed universality of the dominant group’s experience, culture, and religion.
Preferred term Cultural Relativism
Entry term(s) Cultural Relativisms
Relativism, Cultural
Relativisms, Cultural



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey