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North America MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
North America
Tree Number(s)
Z01.107.567
Unique ID
D009656
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009656
Scope Note
The northern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending northward from the Colombia-Panama border and including CENTRAL AMERICA, MEXICO, Caribbean area, the UNITED STATES, CANADA and GREENLAND. The term often refers more narrowly to MEXICO, continental UNITED STATES, AND CANADA.
Entry Term(s)
Northern America
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/27
North America Preferred
Northern America Narrower
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