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Marriage MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Marriage
Tree Number(s)
F01.829.263.315.500.500
I01.240.361.500.500
I01.880.853.150.423.500.500
N01.224.361.500.500
N01.824.308.500.500
Unique ID
D008393
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008393
Annotation
a sociological & anthropological concept: differentiate from MARITAL STATUS, a demographic & statistical concept; SPOUSES is available for the husband or wife as a person
Scope Note
The social institution involving legal and/or religious sanction whereby individuals are joined together.
Entry Term(s)
Arranged Marriage
Commonlaw Marriage
Consensual Union
Consummation of Marriage
Dowry
Husband-Wife Comparisons
Intermarriage
Marital Relationship
Marriage Age
Marriage Duration
Marriage Patterns
Marriage Postponement
Mate Selection
Multiple Marriages
Nuptiality
Polygamy
Polygyny
Remarriage
Same-Sex Marriage
See Also
Premarital Examinations
Spouses
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Marriage Preferred
Commonlaw Marriage Narrower
Consensual Union Narrower
Consummation of Marriage Narrower
Dowry Related
Husband-Wife Comparisons Related
Intermarriage Narrower
Marital Relationship Narrower
Same-Sex Marriage Narrower
Marriage Duration Related
Marriage Patterns Related
Marriage Postponement Related
Mate Selection Related
Multiple Marriages Narrower
Nuptiality Broader
Polygamy Narrower
Polygyny Narrower
Remarriage Narrower
Arranged Marriage Narrower
Marriage Age Related
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