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Descriptor English:   Metallurgy 
Descriptor Spanish:   Metalurgia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Metalurgia 
Synonyms English:   Heavy Industries
Heavy Industry
Industries, Heavy
Industry, Heavy  
Tree Number:   J01.576.655.875.400
Definition English:   The science, art, or technology dealing with processes involved in the separation of metals from their ores, the technique of making or compounding the alloys, the techniques of working or heat-treating metals, and the mining of metals. It includes industrial metallurgy as well as metallurgical techniques employed in the preparation and working of metals used in dentistry, with special reference to orthodontic and prosthodontic appliances. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p494) 
Indexing Annotation English:   note entry term HEAVY INDUSTRIES for iron, steel, etc., industries; in dental literature, the working & manipulation of metals for orthodontic or prosthodontic appliances is probably DENTAL SOLDERING but if not soldering, coordinate specific appliance with METALLURGY (NIM)
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CL classification EC economics
ED education ES ethics
HI history IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence MT methods
OG organization & administration ST standards
SN statistics & numerical data TD trends
Record Number:   8845 
Unique Identifier:   D008669 

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