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Arabia MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Arabia
Tree Number(s)
Z01.586.035.100
Unique ID
D001083
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001083
Annotation
a hist name; do not confuse with SAUDI ARABIA nor with ARAB WORLD, the culture & civilization; Manual 36.13
Scope Note
The great peninsula of southwest Asia comprising most of the present countries of the Middle East. It has been known since the first millennium B.C. In early times it was divided into Arabia Petraea, the northwest part, the only part ever conquered, becoming a Roman province; Arabia Deserta, the northern part between Syria and Mesopotamia; and Arabia Felix, the main part of the peninsula but by some geographers restricted to modern Yemen. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p63)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/19
Arabia Preferred
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