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Descriptor English: Correctional Facilities
Descriptor Spanish: Instalaciones Correccionales
Descriptor Portuguese: Estabelecimentos Correcionais
Descriptor French: Without translation
Entry term(s): Correctional Facility
Correctional Institution
Correctional Institutions
Facilities, Correctional
Facility, Correctional
Institution, Correctional
Institution, Penal
Institutions, Correctional
Institutions, Penal
Penal Institution
Penal Institutions
Tree number(s): J03.220
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000081682
Scope note: Places for the confinement of persons in lawful detention, including both persons awaiting trial under local jurisdiction and those persons convicted of crimes.
Annotation: specify geographic location if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 2021
History Note: 2021
DeCS ID: 59310
Unique ID: D000081682
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Date Established: 2021/01/01
Date of Entry: 2020/07/07
Revision Date: 2020/05/26
Correctional Facilities - Preferred
Concept UI M000653823
Scope note Places for the confinement of persons in lawful detention, including both persons awaiting trial under local jurisdiction and those persons convicted of crimes.
Preferred term Correctional Facilities
Entry term(s) Correctional Facility
Correctional Institution
Correctional Institutions
Facilities, Correctional
Facility, Correctional
Institution, Correctional
Institution, Penal
Institutions, Correctional
Institutions, Penal
Penal Institution
Penal Institutions



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