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Family Structure MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Family Structure
Tree Number(s)
F01.829.263.315.250
I01.240.361.330
I01.880.761.125
I01.880.853.150.423.250
N01.224.361.330
N01.824.308.125
N06.850.505.400.400.580
Unique ID
D000092822
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000092822
Scope Note
Structural nature of relationships among members of a household typically in reference to a MINOR residing in the same home. More broadly any organizational framework that determines family membership, and the functions and hierarchical position of family members (https://eric.ed.gov/?qt=Family+Structure&ti=Family+Structure).
Entry Term(s)
Family, Reconstituted
Matriarchy
Patriarchy
Reconstituted Family
Step-parent Family
Stepfamily
Stepparent Family
Previous Indexing
Family (1963-2022)
Family Characteristics (1963-2022)
Public MeSH Note
2023; for STEPFAMILY and FAMILY, RECONSTITUTED see FAMILY 1996-2022; for MATRIARCHY and PATRIARCHY see FAMILY CHARACTERISTICS 1995-2022
History Note
2023; for STEPFAMILY and FAMILY, RECONSTITUTED use FAMILY 1996-2022; for MATRIARCHY and PATRIARCHY use FAMILY CHARACTERISTICS 1995-2022
Date Established
2023/01/01
Date of Entry
2022/07/08
Revision Date
2022/07/08

Allowable Qualifiers
Family Structure Preferred
Patriarchy Narrower
Family, Reconstituted Narrower
Matriarchy Narrower
Stepfamily Narrower
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