Descriptor English: Homicide
Descriptor Spanish: Homicidio
Descriptor homicidio
Entry term(s) asesinato
Scope note: Acción de matar una persona a otra.
Descriptor Portuguese: Homicídio
Descriptor French: Homicide
Entry term(s): Death, Wrongful
Deaths, Wrongful
Wrongful Death
Wrongful Deaths
Tree number(s): I01.198.240.470
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The killing of one person by another.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
DeCS ID: 6864
Unique ID: D006708
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Homicide - Preferred
Concept UI M0010509
Scope note The killing of one person by another.
Preferred term Homicide
Entry term(s) Homicides
Murder - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0010510
Preferred term Murder
Entry term(s) Murders
Wrongful Death - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0010512
Preferred term Wrongful Death
Entry term(s) Death, Wrongful
Deaths, Wrongful
Wrongful Deaths
Killing - Broader
Concept UI M0010511
Preferred term Killing
Entry term(s) Killings

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