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Descriptor English: Death
Descriptor Spanish: Muerte
Descriptor Portuguese: Morte
Descriptor French: Mort
Entry term(s): Cardiac Death
Death, Cardiac
Determination of Death
End Of Life
End-Of-Life
Near-Death Experience
Tree number(s): C23.550.260
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003643
Scope note: Irreversible cessation of all bodily functions, manifested by absence of spontaneous breathing and total loss of cardiovascular and cerebral functions.
Annotation: IM; /mortal is available with Cat C, F, E; do not confuse with MORTALITY, a statist concept: DEATH is the biol or physiol, psychol concept; for theory, doctrine & philosophy of death THANATOLOGY is available; for death as a result of a dis or ther or diag procedure, FATAL OUTCOME is available: see note there
Consider Also: consider also terms at THANATO-
Related: Attitude to Death MeSH
Bereavement MeSH
Brain Death MeSH
Cause of Death MeSH
Fatal Outcome MeSH
Homicide MeSH
Infanticide MeSH
Mortuary Practice MeSH
Suicide MeSH
Terminal Care MeSH
Thanatology MeSH
DeCS ID: 3660
Unique ID: D003643
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/01/16
Death - Preferred
Concept UI M0005701
Scope note Irreversible cessation of all bodily functions, manifested by absence of spontaneous breathing and total loss of cardiovascular and cerebral functions.
Preferred term Death
Entry term(s) End Of Life
End-Of-Life
Determination of Death - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0005702
Preferred term Determination of Death
Near-Death Experience - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0005703
Preferred term Near-Death Experience
Cardiac Death - Narrower
Concept UI M0005704
Preferred term Cardiac Death
Entry term(s) Death, Cardiac



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