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Light MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


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Light
Tree Number(s)
G01.358.500.505.650
G01.590.540
G01.750.250.650
G01.750.770.578
Unique ID
D008027
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008027
Annotation
differentiate from LIGHTING (the environment); light scattering = SCATTERING, RADIATION (IM) + LIGHT; LIGHT + PERIODICITY is not necessarily CIRCADIAN RHYTHM; luminance goes here or under LIGHTING but not under LUMINESCENCE; black light: index INFRARED RAYS or ULTRAVIOLET RAYS depending on text but unspecified, index ULTRAVIOLET RAYS
Scope Note
That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the visible, ultraviolet, and infrared range.
Entry Term(s)
Light, Visible
Photoradiation
Radiation, Visible
Visible Radiation
See Also
Lighting
Luminescent Measurements
Photic Stimulation
Photobiology
Photochemistry
Photochemotherapy
Photometry
Photosensitivity Disorders
Photosynthesis
Phototherapy
Phototropism
Sunlight
Ultraviolet Therapy
Consider Also
consider also terms at PHOTIC and PHOTO-
Entry Combination
therapeutic use:Phototherapy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/24
Entry Combination
therapeutic use:Phototherapy

Allowable Qualifiers
Light Preferred
Light, Visible Narrower
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