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Descriptor English: Football
Descriptor Spanish: Fútbol Americano
Descriptor Portuguese: Futebol Americano
Descriptor French: Football américain
Entry term(s): Footballs
Rugbies
Rugby
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 or Canadian version of the game and also includes the form known as rugby. It does not include non-North American football (= SOCCER).
Annotation: /inj: coord IM with specific inj (IM); /physiol permitted; Manual 30.15+; note X ref RUGBY; does not include non-North American "football" ( = SOCCER)
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 or Canadian version of the game and also includes the form known as rugby. It does not include non-North American football (= SOCCER).
Preferred term Football
Footballs - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0008728
Preferred term Footballs
Rugby - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0008729
Preferred term Rugby
Entry term(s) Rugbies



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