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Pacific Islands MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pacific Islands
Tree Number(s)
Z01.639.760
Z01.678.100.873
Unique ID
D010139
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010139
Annotation
includes MELANESIA; MICRONESIA & POLYNESIA: see notes under each & indentions in trees
Scope Note
The islands of the Pacific Ocean divided into MICRONESIA; MELANESIA; and POLYNESIA (including NEW ZEALAND). The collective name Oceania includes the aforenamed islands, adding AUSTRALIA; NEW ZEALAND; and the Malay Archipelago (INDONESIA). (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p910, 880)
Entry Term(s)
Micronesia-Polynesia
Pacific Island
Online Note
use PACIFIC ISLANDS to search SOUTH PACIFIC ISLANDS 1967-77
History Note
78; was SOUTH PACIFIC ISLANDS 1967-77
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Pacific Islands Preferred
Micronesia-Polynesia Narrower
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