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Cathode Ray Tube MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cathode Ray Tube
Tree Number(s)
E07.305.092
Unique ID
D055984
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055984
Scope Note
A vacuum tube equipped with an electron emitting CATHODE and a fluorescent screen which emits visible light when excited by the cathode ray. Cathode ray tubes are used as imaging devises for TELEVISIONS; COMPUTER TERMINALS; TEXT TELECOMMUNICATION DEVICES; oscilloscopes; and other DATA DISPLAY devices.
Entry Term(s)
Cathode Ray Tube Display
Cathode Ray Tubes
Cathode Rays
Previous Indexing
Computer Terminals (1990-2009)
Data Display (1967-2009)
Public MeSH Note
2010; for CATHODE RAYS see BETA RAYS 1985-2009, RADIATION, IONIZING 1976-1984, see RADIATION 1963-1975; for CATHODE RAY TUBE DISPLAY see DATA DISPLAY 1991-2009
History Note
2010; for CATHODE RAYS use BETA RAYS 1985-2009, RADIATION, IONIZING 1976-1984, use RADIATION 1963-1975; for CATHODE RAY TUBE DISPLAY see DATA DISPLAY 1991-2009
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
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