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Medicine, African Traditional MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Medicine, African Traditional
Tree Number(s)
E02.190.488.505
E02.190.901.433
I01.076.201.450.654.505
Unique ID
D016488
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016488
Annotation
IM; not medicine in Africa ( = MEDICINE + AFRICA); apply policy of Manual 32.13 to this term; apply TN J/29-36 on Chinese plants to indexing of African plants where applicable; specify geog; DF: MED AFRICAN TRADITIONAL
Scope Note
A system of traditional medicine which is based on the beliefs and practices of the African peoples. It includes treatment by MEDICINAL PLANTS and other MATERIA MEDICA as well as by the ministrations of diviners, MEDICINE MEN, witch doctors, and sorcerers.
Entry Version
MED AFRICAN TRADITIONAL
Entry Term(s)
African Medicine
African Medicine, Traditional
African Traditional Medicine
Medicine, African
Medicine, Traditional African
Traditional African Medicine
Traditional Medicine, African
Previous Indexing
Medicine, Traditional (1966-1991)
See Also
Traditional Medicine Practitioners
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/07/03
Revision Date
2022/07/12
Medicine, African Traditional Preferred
Medicine, African Broader
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