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Descriptor English: Incest
Descriptor Spanish: Incesto
Descriptor Portuguese: Incesto
Descriptor French: Inceste
Tree number(s): I01.880.735.442
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007179
Scope note: Sexual intercourse between persons so closely related that they are forbidden by law to marry.
Annotation: /ethnol /psychol permitted
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
Previous Indexing: Paraphilias (1966)
Public MeSH Note: 67
History Note: 67
DeCS ID: 7357
Unique ID: D007179
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Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1994/03/17
Incest - Preferred
Concept UI M0011191
Scope note Sexual intercourse between persons so closely related that they are forbidden by law to marry.
Preferred term Incest



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