Descriptor English: Infanticide
Descriptor Spanish: Infanticidio
Descriptor infanticidio
Entry term(s) neonaticida
Scope note: Acción de matar a un niño al nacer o poco después.
Descriptor Portuguese: Infanticídio
Descriptor French: Infanticide
Entry term(s): Infanticides
Tree number(s): I01.198.240.470.572
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The killing of infants at birth or soon after.
Annotation: restrict to humans: do not use for the killing of young of other primates or other animals in scientific experiments; do not use for killing of newborn or young animals by their parents ( = BEHAVIOR, ANIMAL)
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: 7413
Unique ID: D007237
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/06/30
Infanticide - Preferred
Concept UI M0011292
Scope note The killing of infants at birth or soon after.
Preferred term Infanticide
Entry term(s) Infanticides
Neonaticide - Narrower
Concept UI M000733067
Preferred term Neonaticide
Entry term(s) Neonaticides

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