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Descriptor in English: Body Modification, Non-Therapeutic
Descriptor in Spanish: Modificación del Cuerpo no Terapéutica
Descriptor in Portuguese: Modificação Corporal não Terapêutica
Descriptor in French: Modification corporelle à visée non thérapeutique
Entry term(s): Body Modification, Cultural
Body Modification, Non Therapeutic
Body Modifications, Cultural
Body Modifications, Non-Therapeutic
Cultural Body Modification
Cultural Body Modifications
Non Therapeutic Body Modification
Non-Therapeutic Body Modification
Non-Therapeutic Body Modifications
Tree number(s): E02.218.085
E04.085
Scope note: The wounding of the body or body parts by branding, cutting, piercing (BODY PIERCING), or TATTOOING as a cultural practice or expression of creativity or identity.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 2005
See also the descriptors: Circumcision, Female MeSH
Self-Injurious Behavior MeSH
DeCS UI: 38804
Descriptor UI: D046289
Date Established: 2005/01/01
Date of Entry: 2004/07/07
Body Modification, Non-Therapeutic - Preferred
Concept UI M0453741
Scope note The wounding of the body or body parts by branding, cutting, piercing (BODY PIERCING), or TATTOOING as a cultural practice or expression of creativity or identity.
Preferred term Body Modification, Non-Therapeutic
Entry term(s) Body Modification, Non Therapeutic
Body Modifications, Non-Therapeutic
Non Therapeutic Body Modification
Non-Therapeutic Body Modification
Non-Therapeutic Body Modifications
Cultural Body Modification - Narrower
Concept UI M0453742
Preferred term Cultural Body Modification
Entry term(s) Body Modification, Cultural
Body Modifications, Cultural
Cultural Body Modifications



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