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Descriptor English: Mythology
Descriptor Spanish: Mitología
Descriptor Portuguese: Mitologia
Descriptor French: Mythologie
Tree number(s): I01.076.201.450.685
K01.517.647
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009229
Scope note: A body of stories, the origins of which may be unknown or forgotten, that serve to explain practices, beliefs, institutions or natural phenomena. Mythology includes legends and folk tales. It may refer to classical mythology or to a body of modern thought and modern life. (From Webster's 1st ed)
Annotation: classical or modern; includes legends & folk tales; med mythology: do not coord with MEDICINE; DF: MYTHOL
Allowable Qualifiers: PX psychology
Entry Version: MYTHOL
DeCS ID: 9422
Unique ID: D009229
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1993/06/04
Mythology - Preferred
Concept UI M0014378
Scope note A body of stories, the origins of which may be unknown or forgotten, that serve to explain practices, beliefs, institutions or natural phenomena. Mythology includes legends and folk tales. It may refer to classical mythology or to a body of modern thought and modern life. (From Webster's 1st ed)
Preferred term Mythology



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