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Africa, Western
MeSH HeadingAfrica, Western
Tree NumberZ01.058.290.190
Annotationa geographic area: prefer specific countries
Scope NoteThe geographical area of Africa comprising BENIN; BURKINA FASO; COTE D'IVOIRE; GAMBIA; GHANA; GUINEA; GUINEA-BISSAU; LIBERIA; MALI; MAURITANIA; NIGER; NIGERIA; SENEGAL; SIERRA LEONE; and TOGO.
Entry TermAfrica, West
Entry TermWest Africa
Entry TermWestern Africa
Allowable QualifiersEH EP
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD000354


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Geographic Locations [Z01]
   Africa [Z01.058]
      Africa South of the Sahara [Z01.058.290]
Africa, Central [Z01.058.290.100]  +
Africa, Eastern [Z01.058.290.120]  +
Africa, Southern [Z01.058.290.175]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeAfrica, Western [Z01.058.290.190]
Benin [Z01.058.290.190.200]
Burkina Faso [Z01.058.290.190.245]
Cape Verde [Z01.058.290.190.258]
Cote d'Ivoire [Z01.058.290.190.272]
Gambia [Z01.058.290.190.300]
Ghana [Z01.058.290.190.320]
Guinea [Z01.058.290.190.375]
Guinea-Bissau [Z01.058.290.190.380]
Liberia [Z01.058.290.190.425]
Mali [Z01.058.290.190.500]
Mauritania [Z01.058.290.190.520]
Niger [Z01.058.290.190.560]
Nigeria [Z01.058.290.190.565]
Senegal [Z01.058.290.190.710]
Sierra Leone [Z01.058.290.190.725]
Togo [Z01.058.290.190.800]

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