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Micronesia MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Micronesia
Tree Number(s)
Z01.639.760.680
Unique ID
D008849
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008849
Annotation
a group of islands east of the Philippines; includes Christmas Island; of the entry term MARIANA ISLANDS; GUAM is available; PALAU is also available
Scope Note
The collective name for islands of the Pacific Ocean east of the Philippines, including the Mariana, PALAU, Caroline, Marshall, and Kiribati Islands. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p761 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p350)
Entry Term(s)
Caroline Islands
Ellice Islands
Gilbert Islands
Johnston Island
Kiribati
Mariana Islands
Marshall Islands
Micronesia, Federated States of
Nauru
Northern Mariana Islands
Pacific Islands (Trust Territory)
Tuvalu
History Note
68
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Micronesia Preferred
Johnston Island Narrower
Kiribati Related
Mariana Islands Narrower
Marshall Islands Narrower
Nauru Related
Northern Mariana Islands Narrower
Pacific Islands (Trust Territory) Narrower
Tuvalu Related
Caroline Islands Narrower
Micronesia, Federated States of Narrower
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