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Descriptor English: Football
Descriptor Spanish: Fútbol Americano
Descriptor fútbol norteamericano
Scope note: Deporte de equipo de competición que se juega en un campo rectangular. El deporte conocido como "football" en Norteamérica ("fútbol americano" en español) es diferente del deporte conocido como "football" ("soccer" en Norteamérica) fuera de Norteamérica ("fútbol" en español).
Descriptor Portuguese: Futebol Americano
Descriptor French: Football américain
Entry term(s): American Football
Football, American
Tree number(s): I03.450.642.845.300
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005538
Scope note: A competitive team sport played on a rectangular field.This is the American version of the game. It does not include non-North American football (= SOCCER).
Annotation: inj: coordinate with specific injury
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IN injuries
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PH physiology
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Sports (1966-1975)
Public MeSH Note: 76
History Note: 76
DeCS ID: 5672
Unique ID: D005538
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Date Established: 1976/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/25
Revision Date: 1996/06/10
Football - Preferred
Concept UI M0008727
Scope note A competitive team sport played on a rectangular field.This is the American version of the game. It does not include non-North American football (= SOCCER).
Preferred term Football
Entry term(s) American Football
Football, American



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