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Microplastics MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Microplastics
Tree Number(s)
D05.750.716.294
D25.720.716.294
J01.637.051.720.716.294
Unique ID
D000080545
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000080545
Scope Note
Plastic particles, less than 5 millimeters in diameter, that are generated from the degradation of larger pieces or are manufactured to be microstructures or smaller.
Entry Term(s)
Mesoplastics
Plastic Microparticles
Plastic Nanoparticles
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Plastics (2006-2019)
See Also
Microspheres
Public MeSH Note
2020
History Note
2020
Date Established
2020/01/01
Date of Entry
2019/07/09
Revision Date
2019/07/08
Microplastics Preferred
Mesoplastics Related
Plastic Nanoparticles Narrower
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