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Descriptor English: Korea
Descriptor Spanish: Corea (Geográfico)
Descriptor Portuguese: Coreia (Geográfico)
Descriptor French: Corée
Tree number(s): Z01.252.474.557
Z01.586.407
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007723
Scope note: Former kingdom, located on Korea Peninsula between Sea of Japan and Yellow Sea on east coast of Asia. In 1948, the kingdom ceased and two independent countries were formed, divided by the 38th parallel.
Annotation: prefer DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA or REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 7898
Unique ID: D007723
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/13
Korea - Preferred
Concept UI M0012076
Scope note Former kingdom, located on Korea Peninsula between Sea of Japan and Yellow Sea on east coast of Asia. In 1948, the kingdom ceased and two independent countries were formed, divided by the 38th parallel.
Preferred term Korea



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