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Descritor em português: Ásia
Descritor em inglês: Asia
Descritor em espanhol: Asia
Descritor em francês: Asie
Termo(s) alternativo(s): Southern Asia
Código(s) hierárquico(s): Z01.252
Identificador Único RDF: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001208
Nota de escopo: The largest of the continents. It was known to the Romans more specifically as what we know today as Asia Minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the Assyrian asu (to rise) or from the Sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to Europe, to the west. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p82 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p34)
Nota de indexação: several geog subdivisions & all Asiatic countries are available as headings
Qualificadores permitidos: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
Identificador DeCS: 1215
ID do descritor: D001208
Documentos indexados na Biblioteca Virtual em Saúde (BVS): Clique aqui para acessar os documentos da BVS
Data de estabelecimento: 01/01/1966
Data de entrada: 01/01/1999
Data de revisão: 10/06/1996
Asia - Conceito preferido
Identificador do conceito M0001805
Nota de escopo The largest of the continents. It was known to the Romans more specifically as what we know today as Asia Minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the Assyrian asu (to rise) or from the Sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to Europe, to the west. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p82 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p34)
Termo preferido Asia
Southern Asia - Mais específico
Identificador do conceito M0001806
Termo preferido Southern Asia



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