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Descriptor English: Optical Rotation
Descriptor Spanish: Rotación Óptica
Descriptor Portuguese: Rotação Ocular
Descriptor French: Pouvoir rotatoire
Entry term(s): Activity, Optical
Optical Activity
Rotation, Optical
Tree number(s): G01.590.773
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009904
Scope note: The rotation of linearly polarized light as it passes through various media.
Annotation: usually NIM
Previous Indexing: Chemistry, Physical (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74(71)
DeCS ID: 10084
Unique ID: D009904
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Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Optical Rotation - Preferred
Concept UI M0015363
Scope note The rotation of linearly polarized light as it passes through various media.
Preferred term Optical Rotation
Entry term(s) Activity, Optical
Optical Activity
Rotation, Optical



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