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Descriptor English:   Nature 
Descriptor Spanish:   Naturaleza 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Natureza 
Tree Number:   K01.637
Definition English:   The system of all phenomena in space and time; the totality of physical reality. It is both a scientific and philosophic concept appearing in all historic eras. (Webster 2d; Dr. James H. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division) 
Indexing Annotation English:   restrict to Nature as an abstract or philosophical concept, as "von Humboldt's Views of Nature" or "the laws of nature"; not for "the nature of science" or "the nature of psychoanalytic theory"
History Note English:   97 
Record Number:   33176 
Unique Identifier:   D019368 

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