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Infrared Rays MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


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Infrared Rays
Tree Number(s)
G01.358.500.505.650.552
G01.590.540.552
G01.750.250.650.552
G01.750.770.578.552
G16.500.275.063.725.525.400
G16.500.750.775.525.400
N06.230.300.100.725.525.400
Unique ID
D007259
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007259
Annotation
non-ionizing; radiation policy: Manual 28.11+; black light goes here or under ULTRAVIOLET RAYS depending on text but unspecified index under ULTRAVIOLET RAYS
Scope Note
That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum usually sensed as heat. Infrared wavelengths are longer than those of visible light, extending into the microwave frequencies. They are used therapeutically as heat, and also to warm food in restaurants.
Entry Term(s)
Heat Waves
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Infrared Rays Preferred
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