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Bahrain MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Bahrain
Tree Number(s)
Z01.252.245.500.175
Unique ID
D001445
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001445
Annotation
a state in the Persian Gulf
Scope Note
An independent state, an archipelago in the western Persian Gulf, northwest of Qatar. It comprises low-lying islands of Bahrain (the largest), Muharraq, Sitra, and several islets. It has extensive oil fields. The name comes from the Arabic al-bahrayn, "the two seas", with reference to its lying in the middle of a bay with its "two seas" east and west of it. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p107 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p45)
History Note
75
Date Established
1975/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2015/05/27
Bahrain Preferred
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