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Radio Waves MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Radio Waves
Tree Number(s)
G01.358.500.505.810
G01.750.250.810
G01.750.770.721
Unique ID
D011846
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011846
Scope Note
Electromagnetic waves with frequencies between about 3 kilohertz (very low frequency - VLF) and 300,000 megahertz (extremely high frequency - EHF). They are used in television and radio broadcasting, land and satellite communications systems, radionavigation, radiolocation, and DIATHERMY. The highest frequency radio waves are MICROWAVES.
Entry Term(s)
Hertzian Waves
High Frequency Waves
Radiowave
Radiowaves
Short Waves
Very High Frequency Waves
See Also
Radar
Entry Combination
therapeutic use:Radiofrequency Therapy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/06/18
Radio Waves Preferred
Very High Frequency Waves Narrower
High Frequency Waves Narrower
Short Waves Narrower
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