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Descriptor English: Beginning of Human Life
Descriptor Spanish: Comienzo de la Vida Humana
Descriptor Portuguese: Início da Vida Humana
Descriptor French: Début de la vie humaine
Entry term(s): Beginning of Life
Ensoulment
Ensoulments
Human Life Beginning
Life Beginning, Human
Tree number(s): K01.752.400.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033421
Scope note: The point at which religious ensoulment or PERSONHOOD is considered to begin.
Annotation: check tag HUMAN; use only for the beginning of life as a philosophical or religious concept; do not confuse with ORIGIN OF LIFE
Allowable Qualifiers: ES ethics
Public MeSH Note: 2003; see LIFE 2002
History Note: 2003; use LIFE 2002
Related: Embryonic and Fetal Development MeSH
Personhood MeSH
DeCS ID: 37709
Unique ID: D033421
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2015/07/09
Beginning of Human Life - Preferred
Concept UI M0402663
Scope note The point at which religious ensoulment or PERSONHOOD is considered to begin.
Preferred term Beginning of Human Life
Entry term(s) Ensoulment
Ensoulments
Human Life Beginning
Life Beginning, Human
Beginning of Life - Narrower
Concept UI M0389283
Preferred term Beginning of Life



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