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Bahamas MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Bahamas
Tree Number(s)
Z01.107.084.900.100
Z01.639.880.100
Unique ID
D001444
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001444
Annotation
a chain of islands in the West Indies
Scope Note
A chain of islands, cays, and reefs in the West Indies, lying southeast of Florida and north of Cuba. It is an independent state, called also the Commonwealth of the Bahamas or the Bahama Islands. The name likely represents the local name Guanahani, itself of uncertain origin. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p106 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p45)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Bahamas Preferred
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