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Bosnia and Herzegovina MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tree Number(s)
Z01.542.248.160
Unique ID
D017522
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017522
Annotation
formerly provinces of Yugoslavia; use this spelling in translations: z, not c
Scope Note
A country of eastern Europe, formerly the province of Bosnia in Yugoslavia, uniting with the province of Herzegovina to form the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1946. It was created 7 April 1992 as a result of the division of Yugoslavia and recognized by the United States as an independent state. Bosnia takes is name from the river Bosna, in turn from the Indoeuropean root bhog, "current"; Herzegovina is from the Serbian herceg (duke) + -ov (the possessive) + -ina (country or territory).
Entry Term(s)
Bosnia
Bosnia and Hercegovina
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Previous Indexing
Yugoslavia (1966-1992)
Online Note
use YUGOSLAVIA to search BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA 1966-92
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/20
Revision Date
2016/07/08
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