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Background Radiation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Background Radiation
Tree Number(s)
G01.750.750.115
Unique ID
D001417
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001417
Scope Note
Radiation from sources other than the source of interest. It is due to cosmic rays and natural radioactivity in the environment.
Entry Version
BACKGROUND RAD
Entry Term(s)
Natural Radiation
Radiation, Background
Radiation, Natural
NLM Classification #
WN 105
Previous Indexing
Radiation (1966-1970)
Radioactivity (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under RADIATION, IONIZING 1976-90; was see under RADIATION 1975
History Note
91(71); was see under RADIATION, IONIZING 1976-90; was see under RADIATION 1975
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24

Allowable Qualifiers
Background Radiation Preferred
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