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Descriptor English: Jails
Descriptor Spanish: Cárceles Locales
Descriptor Portuguese: Prisões Locais
Descriptor French: Without translation
Entry term(s): Center, Detention
Centers, Detention
Detention Center
Detention Centers
Gaol
Gaols
Jail
Tree number(s): J03.220.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000081702
Scope note: Place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody in a place under the jurisdiction of a local government such as a city or county for the confinement of persons awaiting trial or those convicted of misdemeanor 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: 59311
Unique ID: D000081702
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Date Established: 2021/01/01
Date of Entry: 2020/07/07
Revision Date: 2020/02/25
Jails - Preferred
Concept UI M000653877
Scope note Place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody in a place under the jurisdiction of a local government such as a city or county for the confinement of persons awaiting trial or those convicted of misdemeanor crimes.
Preferred term Jails
Entry term(s) Center, Detention
Centers, Detention
Detention Center
Detention Centers
Gaol
Gaols
Jail



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