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Descriptor English: Longevity
Descriptor Spanish: Longevidad
Descriptor Portuguese: Longevidade
Descriptor French: Longévité
Entry term(s): Length of Life
Life Span
Life Spans
Lifespan
Lifespans
Tree number(s): G07.345.124.519
G07.540
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008136
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
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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
Lifespan
Lifespans



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