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Oceans and Seas MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Oceans and Seas
Tree Number(s)
G01.311.625
G16.500.275.725.500.650
Z01.756
Unique ID
D009792
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009792
Annotation
for specific oceans or seas that are not a main heading, index only under OCEANS AND SEAS and not also under a geographic term
Scope Note
A great expanse of continuous bodies of salt water which together cover more than 70 percent of the earth's surface. Seas may be partially or entirely enclosed by land, and are smaller than the five oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic).
Entry Version
OCEANS SEAS
Entry Term(s)
Oceans
Seas
Seas and Oceans
See Also
Seawater
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/02
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Oceans and Seas Preferred
Oceans Narrower
Seas Narrower
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