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North America

"North 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.

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The northern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending northward from the Colombia-Panama border and including CENTRAL AMERICA, MEXICO, Caribbean area, the UNITED STATES, CANADA and GREENLAND. The term often refers more narrowly to MEXICO, continental UNITED STATES, AND CANADA.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "North America" by people in this website by year, and whether "North America" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 55 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2017
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