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Descriptor English: Greece
Descriptor Spanish: Grecia
Descriptor Portuguese: Grécia
Descriptor French: Grèce
Entry term(s): Crete
Macedonia (Greece)
Tree number(s): Z01.542.383
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006115
Scope note: A country in southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey. The capital is Athens.
Annotation: ancient or modern Greece; do not confuse with GREEK WORLD, the culture and civilization; do not confuse entry term MACEDONIA (GREECE) with MACEDONIA (REPUBLIC)
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 6265
Unique ID: D006115
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/08
Greece - Preferred
Concept UI M0009636
Scope note A country in southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey. The capital is Athens.
Preferred term Greece
Macedonia (Greece) - Narrower
Concept UI M0009637
Preferred term Macedonia (Greece)
Crete - Narrower
Concept UI M0009635
Preferred term Crete



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