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Descriptor English: Value of Life
Descriptor Spanish: Valor de la Vida
Descriptor Portuguese: Valor da Vida
Descriptor French: Valeur de la vie
Entry term(s): Economic Life Valuation
Economic Life Valuations
Economic Value of Life
Economic Value, Life
Economic Values, Life
Life Economic Value
Life Economic Values
Life Sanctities
Life Sanctity
Life Valuation, Economic
Life Valuations, Economic
Life, Respect for
Life, Right to
Respect for Life
Right to Life
Sanctity of Life
Valuation, Economic Life
Valuations, Economic Life
Tree number(s): K01.752.400.900
SP9.020.020.030
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D026712
Scope note: The intrinsic moral worth ascribed to a living being. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
Annotation: X ref ECONOMIC VALUE OF LIFE: coord with /econ + specific economics tern
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
Previous Indexing: Quality of Life (1976-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002; for ECONOMIC VALUE OF LIFE & LIFE VALUATION, ECONOMIC see ECONOMIC VALUE OF LIFE 1991-2001; see ECONOMICS 1983-1990
History Note: 2002
Related: Abortion DeCS
Health Care (Public Health) DeCS
Quality of Life MeSH
Social Values MeSH
DeCS ID: 36372
Unique ID: D026712
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2002/07/03
Value of Life - Preferred
Concept UI M0378697
Scope note The intrinsic moral worth ascribed to a living being. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
Preferred term Value of Life
Entry term(s) Life Sanctities
Life Sanctity
Life, Respect for
Respect for Life
Sanctity of Life
Life Valuation, Economic - Narrower
Concept UI M0006996
Preferred term Life Valuation, Economic
Entry term(s) Economic Life Valuation
Economic Life Valuations
Life Valuations, Economic
Valuation, Economic Life
Valuations, Economic Life
Right to Life - Narrower
Concept UI M0382912
Preferred term Right to Life
Entry term(s) Life, Right to
Economic Value of Life - Narrower
Concept UI M0006997
Scope note The evaluation of the monetary value of a life lost or a life saved.
Preferred term Economic Value of Life
Entry term(s) Economic Value, Life
Economic Values, Life
Life Economic Value
Life Economic Values



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