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 DeCS Categories

D02 Organic Chemicals .
D02.355 Ethers .
D02.355.417 Ethyl Ethers .
D02.355.417.332 Ether .
E02 Therapeutics .
E02.190 Complementary Therapies .
E02.190.488 Medicine, Traditional .
H01 Natural Science Disciplines .
H01.158 Biological Science Disciplines .
H01.158.273 Biology .
H01.158.273.118 Botany .
H01. Ethnobotany .
I01 Social Sciences .
I01.076 Anthropology .
I01.076.201 Anthropology, Cultural .
I01.076.201.450 Culture .
I01.076.201.450.457 Ethnology .
I01.076.201.450.654 Medicine, Traditional .
SP3 Population Studies in Public Health .
SP3.001 Population .
SP3.001.005 Interpersonal Relations .
SP3.001.005.030 Social Behavior .
SP3. Ethnocentrism .
SP3. Sociological Factors .
SP3. Culture .
SP3. Ethnicity .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Medicine, Traditional .
Indigenous Medicine .
Primitive Medicine .
Traditional Medicine .
Folk Remedy .
Home Remedy .
Remedies, Folk .
Remedies, Home .
Remedy, Folk .
Remedy, Home .
Witch Doctors .
Ethnomedicine .
Folk Medicine .
Folk Remedies .
Home Remedies .
Medicine, Folk .
Medicine, Indigenous .
Medicine, Primitive .
Sabedores .
Indigenous Health System .
Indigenous Health Systems .
Traditional Health System .
Traditional Health Systems .
Traditional Therapy .
Traditional Therapies .
Systems of medicine based on cultural beliefs and practices handed down from generation to generation. The concept includes mystical and magical rituals (SPIRITUAL THERAPIES); PHYTOTHERAPY; and other treatments which may not be explained by modern medicine. .
/ethnology .
/culture .
/ethnicity .
Used with diseases for ethnic, cultural, or anthropological aspects, and with geographic headings to indicate the place of origin of a group of people. .
Ethnology .
Primitive Societies .
Primitive Society .
Societies, Primitive .
Society, Primitive .
The comparative and theoretical study of culture, often synonymous with cultural anthropology. .
Ethnicity .
Ethnic Identity .
Cultural Identity .
The social group a person belongs to, and either identifies with or is identified with by others, as a result of a mix of cultural and other factors including language, diet, religion, ancestry, and physical features traditionally associated with race. Increasingly, the concept is being used synonymously with race but the trend is pragmatic rather than scientific. (From: R Bhopal, 2004. Glossary of terms relating to ethnicity and race: for reflection and debate. Available in: .
Anthropology, Cultural .
Cultural Anthropology .
Ethnographies .
Social Anthropology .
Ethnography .
It is the study of social phenomena which characterize the learned, shared, and transmitted social activities of particular ethnic groups with focus on the causes, consequences, and complexities of human social and cultural variability. .
Ethnocentrism .
Tribalism .
The attitude that one's own group, ethnicity, or nationality is superior to others. (From: Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Available in: A tendency to perceive the world from the point of view of one's own culture. Ethnocentrism can lead to racism when applied to issues of race. (From: Ethnicity and Race. An Introduction to the Nature of Social Group Differentiation and Inaquality. Glossary of terms. Available in: .
Ethnobotany .
The study of plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. In the fields of ETHNOMEDICINE and ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, the emphasis is on traditional medicine and the existence and medicinal uses of PLANTS and PLANT EXTRACTS and their constituents, both historically and in modern times. .
Ether .
Ether, Diethyl .
Diethyl Ether .
Ether, Ethyl .
Ethyl Ether .
A mobile, very volatile, highly flammable liquid used as an inhalation anesthetic and as a solvent for waxes, fats, oils, perfumes, alkaloids, and gums. It is mildly irritating to skin and mucous membranes. .