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Descriptor English: Child, Orphaned
Descriptor Spanish: Niños Huérfanos
Descriptor Portuguese: Crianças Órfãs
Descriptor French: Enfant orphelin
Entry term(s): Children, Orphaned
Orphan
Orphaned Child
Orphaned Children
Orphans
Tree number(s): M01.108
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054540
Scope note: Child who has lost both parents through death or desertion.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Child (1966-2007)
Public MeSH Note: 2008; see Foster Home Care 1995-2007
History Note: 2008; use Foster Home Care 1995-2007
DeCS ID: 52948
Unique ID: D054540
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2008/01/01
Date of Entry: 2007/07/09
Revision Date: 2007/08/20
Child, Orphaned - Preferred
Concept UI M0008787
Scope note Child who has lost both parents through death or desertion.
Preferred term Child, Orphaned
Entry term(s) Children, Orphaned
Orphan
Orphaned Child
Orphaned Children
Orphans



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