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Metallurgy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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note entry term HEAVY INDUSTRIES for iron, steel, etc., industries; in dental literature, the working & manipulation of metals for orthodontic or prosthodontic appliances is probably DENTAL SOLDERING but if not soldering, coordinate specific appliance with METALLURGY (NIM)
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The science, art, or technology dealing with processes involved in the separation of metals from their ores, the technique of making or compounding the alloys, the techniques of working or heat-treating metals, and the mining of metals. It includes industrial metallurgy as well as metallurgical techniques employed in the preparation and working of metals used in dentistry, with special reference to orthodontic and prosthodontic appliances. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p494)
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Heavy Industries
Industries, Heavy
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Metallurgy Preferred
Industries, Heavy Narrower
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