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Tanning MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tanning
Tree Number(s)
J01.576.852
Unique ID
D013633
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013633
Annotation
do not confuse with SUNTANNING see SUNBATHING
Scope Note
A process of preserving animal hides by chemical treatment (using vegetable tannins, metallic sulfates, and sulfurized phenol compounds, or syntans) to make them immune to bacterial attack, and subsequent treatments with fats and greases to make them pliable. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/05
Tanning Preferred
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