Descriptor English: Longevity
Descriptor Spanish: Longevidad
Descriptor longevidad
Entry term(s) duración de la vida
tiempo de vida
tiempos de vida
Scope note: Duración normal de la vida de un organismo.
Descriptor Portuguese: Longevidade
Descriptor French: Longévité
Entry term(s): Length of Life
Life Span
Life Spans
Tree number(s): G07.345.124.519
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The normal length of time of an organism's life.
Annotation: human & animal; consider also LIFE EXPECTANCY
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Related: Aged MeSH
Aged, 80 and over MeSH
Life Expectancy MeSH
DeCS ID: 8311
Unique ID: D008136
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Longevity - Preferred
Concept UI M0012688
Scope note The normal length of time of an organism's life.
Preferred term Longevity
Entry term(s) Length of Life
Life Span - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000640538
Scope note The entire maximum length of time of an organism's existence.
Preferred term Life Span
Entry term(s) Life Spans

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