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Guam MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Guam
Tree Number(s)
Z01.639.760.680.435
Unique ID
D006141
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006141
Annotation
an island in Micronesia
Scope Note
An island in Micronesia, east of the Philippines, the largest and southernmost of the Marianas. Its capital is Agana. It was discovered by Magellan in 1521 and occupied by Spain in 1565. They ceded it to the United States in 1898. It is an unincorporated territory of the United States, administered by the Department of the Interior since 1950. The derivation of the name Guam is in dispute. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p471)
History Note
75
Date Established
1975/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Guam Preferred
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