Areas set apart as burial grounds.
The act or ceremony of putting a corpse into the ground or a vault, or into the sea; or the inurnment of CREMAINS.
The study of disease in prehistoric times as revealed in bones, mummies, and archaeologic artifacts.
The scientific study of past societies through artifacts, fossils, etc.
Those customs and ceremonies pertaining to the dead.
A genus of mosquitoes in the family CULICIDAE. A large number of the species are found in the neotropical part of the Americas.
The period of history from the year 500 through 1450 of the common era.
The period of history before 500 of the common era.
The rigid framework of connected bones that gives form to the body, protects and supports its soft organs and tissues, and provides attachments for MUSCLES.
A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) frequently found in tropical and subtropical regions. YELLOW FEVER and DENGUE are two of the diseases that can be transmitted by species of this genus.
Remains, impressions, or traces of animals or plants of past geological times which have been preserved in the earth's crust.
Insects that transmit infective organisms from one host to another or from an inanimate reservoir to an animate host.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
It is a form of protection provided by law. In the United States this protection is granted to authors of original works of authorship, including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. This protection is available to both published and unpublished works. (from Circular of the United States Copyright Office, 6/30/2008)
Organizations which are not operated for a profit and may be supported by endowments or private contributions.
Exclusive legal rights or privileges applied to inventions, plants, etc.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.
Protective measures against unauthorized access to or interference with computer operating systems, telecommunications, or data structures, especially the modification, deletion, destruction, or release of data in computers. It includes methods of forestalling interference by computer viruses or so-called computer hackers aiming to compromise stored data.
A voluntary contract between two or more dentists who may or may not share responsibility for the care of patients, with proportional sharing of profits and losses.
Official records of individual deaths including the cause of death certified by a physician, and any other required identifying information.
Conditions which affect the structure or function of the pupil of the eye, including disorders of innervation to the pupillary constrictor or dilator muscles, and disorders of pupillary reflexes.
A compulsion to set fires.
Days commemorating events. Holidays also include vacation periods.
Activities associated with the disposition of the dead. It excludes cultural practices such as funeral rites.
A country in northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan, and includes the Asian Sinai Peninsula Its capital is Cairo.
Literary and oral genre expressing meaning via symbolism and following formal or informal patterns.
The period of history from 1601 of the common era to the present.
The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.
Any of numerous burrowing mammals found in temperate regions and having minute eyes often covered with skin.