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Radioactivity MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Radioactivity
Tree Number(s)
G01.828
Unique ID
D011851
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011851
Annotation
IM general only for principle of emission of radiations; NIM as coordinate for degree of radioactivity of specific radioelements or radioisotopes (IM); do not use as routine coordinate for amount of radiation or degree of radioactivity of radioisotope tracers; entry term NUCLEAR DECAY: coordinate NIM with specific radioactive substance (IM) & do not add RADIOMETRY
Scope Note
The spontaneous transformation of a nuclide into one or more different nuclides, accompanied by either the emission of particles from the nucleus, nuclear capture or ejection of orbital electrons, or fission. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Nuclear Decay
Radioactive Disintegration
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/17

No Qualifiers
Radioactivity Preferred
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