Descriptor English: Cremation
Descriptor Spanish: Cremación
Descriptor cremación
Entry term(s) cenizas de la cremación
Scope note: Reducción de un cuerpo muerto a cenizas mediante incineración.
Descriptor Portuguese: Cremação
Descriptor French: Crémation
Entry term(s): Cremains
Tree number(s): I01.076.201.450.550.175
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Reducing a dead body to ashes by burning or incineration.
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
Previous Indexing: Mortuary Practice (1964-2008)
Public MeSH Note: 2009; see MORTUARY PRACTICE 1979-2008
History Note: 2009; use MORTUARY PRACTICE 1979-2008
DeCS ID: 53373
Unique ID: D055700
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Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Cremation - Preferred
Concept UI M0014082
Scope note Reducing a dead body to ashes by burning or incineration.
Preferred term Cremation
Entry term(s) Cremations
Cremains - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0519607
Preferred term Cremains

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