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Weightlessness Countermeasures MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Weightlessness Countermeasures
Tree Number(s)
E05.974
Unique ID
D018544
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018544
Scope Note
Techniques and routines designed to prevent or reverse unwanted effects of weightlessness experienced during actual and simulated space flight, including physiologic changes related to removal of gravitational loading. Specific measures include creation of artificial gravity, exercise, low-level lower body negative pressure, and use of anti-deconditioning devices. (From Nicogossian, Space Physiology and Medicine, 2d ed, pp294-297)
Entry Term(s)
Countermeasures, Weightlessness
Previous Indexing
Space Flight (1966-1994)
See Also
Cardiovascular Deconditioning
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/07
Revision Date
1995/06/09

No Qualifiers
Weightlessness Countermeasures Preferred
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