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Suntan MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Suntan
Tree Number(s)
G13.750.837.500
Unique ID
D055107
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055107
Scope Note
An induced skin pigment (MELANIN) darkening after exposure to SUNLIGHT or ULTRAVIOLET RAYS. The degree of tanning depends on the intensity and duration of UV exposure, and genetic factors.
See Also
Sunbathing
Sunburn
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2016/06/23
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