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Diffusion MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Diffusion
Tree Number(s)
G01.202
G02.196
Unique ID
D004058
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004058
Scope Note
The tendency of a gas or solute to pass from a point of higher pressure or concentration to a point of lower pressure or concentration and to distribute itself throughout the available space. Diffusion, especially FACILITATED DIFFUSION, is a major mechanism of BIOLOGICAL TRANSPORT.
Previous Indexing
Biophysics (1966-1967)
Chemistry, Physical (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
70
History Note
70(68)
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Diffusion Preferred
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