Search
Descriptor English: Minority Groups
Descriptor Spanish: Grupos Minoritarios
Descriptor grupos minoritarios
Entry term(s) minorías
Scope note: Subgrupo de un grupo mayor, con características especiales que con frecuencia se vinculan entre sí por lazos especiales que les distinguen del grupo mayor.
Descriptor Portuguese: Grupos Minoritários
Descriptor French: Minorités
Entry term(s): Group, Minority
Groups, Minority
Minority Group
Tree number(s): I01.880.853.300
SP3.001.004.070
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008913
Scope note: A subgroup having special characteristics within a larger group, often bound together by special ties which distinguish it from the larger group.
Annotation: IM; coord with specific minority group (IM) & geog
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Attitude (1966-1967)
Blacks (1966-1967)
Jews (1966-1967)
Prejudice (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 1968
History Note: 1968
Related: Minority Health MeSH
DeCS ID: 9101
Unique ID: D008913
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Minority Groups - Preferred
Concept UI M0013915
Scope note A subgroup having special characteristics within a larger group, often bound together by special ties which distinguish it from the larger group.
Preferred term Minority Groups
Entry term(s) Group, Minority
Groups, Minority
Minority Group



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey