"Latin America" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The geographic area of Latin America in general and when the specific country or countries are not indicated. It usually includes Central America, South America, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Latin America".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Latin America".
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