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Nuclear Reactors MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nuclear Reactors
Tree Number(s)
E07.710.600
Unique ID
D009688
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009688
Annotation
RADIONUCLIDE GENERATORS and NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS are also available
Scope Note
Devices containing fissionable material in sufficient quantity and so arranged as to be capable of maintaining a controlled, self-sustaining NUCLEAR FISSION chain reaction. They are also known as atomic piles, atomic reactors, fission reactors, and nuclear piles, although such names are deprecated. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
See Also
Chernobyl Nuclear Accident
Nuclear Energy
Radioactive Hazard Release
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(64)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Nuclear Reactors Preferred
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