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Descriptor in English: Latin America
Descriptor in Spanish: América Latina
Descriptor in Portuguese: América Latina
Descriptor in French: Amérique latine
Tree number(s): Z01.107.424
Scope note: The geographic area of Latin America in general and when the specific country or countries are not indicated. It usually includes Central America, South America, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean.
Annotation: GEN: prefer specific country
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
History Note: 75
DeCS UI: 8022
Descriptor UI: D007843
Date Established: 1975/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1991/11/26
Latin America - Preferred
Concept UI M0012257
Scope note The geographic area of Latin America in general and when the specific country or countries are not indicated. It usually includes Central America, South America, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean.
Preferred term Latin America



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