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Descriptor English: Funeral Homes
Descriptor Spanish: Funerarias
Descriptor Portuguese: Funerárias
Descriptor French: Entreprises de pompe funèbre
Entry term(s): Funeral Home
Homes, Funeral
Tree number(s): J03.240
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000074100
Scope note: Facilities for the preparation of the dead for burial or cremation, for the viewing of the body, and for funeral services.
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
Public MeSH Note: 2018; see MORTUARY PRACTICE 1963-2017
History Note: 2018; use MORTUARY PRACTICE 1963-2017
DeCS ID: 57308
Unique ID: D000074100
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Date Established: 2018/01/01
Date of Entry: 2017/07/11
Revision Date: 2017/07/07
Funeral Homes - Preferred
Concept UI M000622817
Scope note Facilities for the preparation of the dead for burial or cremation, for the viewing of the body, and for funeral services.
Preferred term Funeral Homes
Entry term(s) Funeral Home
Homes, Funeral



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