"African Americans" 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.
Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "African Americans".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "African Americans".
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