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Middle East MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Middle East
Tree Number(s)
Z01.252.245.500
Unique ID
D008877
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008877
Scope Note
The region of southwest Asia and northeastern Africa usually considered as extending from Libya on the west to Afghanistan on the east. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)
Entry Term(s)
Gaza Strip
Gaza Strip (Palestine)
Near East
West Bank
Previous Indexing
Asia, Western (1966-1981)
specific Middle East country (1966-1981)
Online Note
use ASIA, WESTERN to search NEAR EAST 1994-95
History Note
82; NEAR EAST was see ASIA, WESTERN 1994-95
Date Established
1982/01/01
Date of Entry
1981/02/24
Revision Date
2016/12/22
Middle East Preferred
West Bank Narrower
Near East Broader
Gaza Strip Narrower
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