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Descriptor English: Radio Waves
Descriptor Spanish: Ondas de Radio
Descriptor Portuguese: Ondas de Rádio
Descriptor French: Ondes hertziennes
Entry term(s): Frequency Wave, High
Frequency Waves, High
Hertzian Waves
High Frequency Wave
High Frequency Waves
Radio Wave
Radiowave
Radiowaves
Short Wave
Short Waves
Very High Frequency Waves
Wave, High Frequency
Wave, Radio
Wave, Short
Waves, Hertzian
Waves, High Frequency
Waves, Radio
Waves, Short
Tree number(s): G01.358.500.505.810
G01.750.250.810
G01.750.770.721
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011846
Scope note: Electromagnetic waves with frequencies between about 3 kilohertz (very low frequency - VLF) and 300,000 megahertz (extremely high frequency - EHF). They are used in television and radio broadcasting, land and satellite communications systems, radionavigation, radiolocation, and DIATHERMY. The highest frequency radio waves are MICROWAVES.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
HI history
TU therapeutic use
Related: Radar MeSH
DeCS ID: 12285
Unique ID: D011846
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/06/18
Radio Waves - Preferred
Concept UI M0018396
Scope note Electromagnetic waves with frequencies between about 3 kilohertz (very low frequency - VLF) and 300,000 megahertz (extremely high frequency - EHF). They are used in television and radio broadcasting, land and satellite communications systems, radionavigation, radiolocation, and DIATHERMY. The highest frequency radio waves are MICROWAVES.
Preferred term Radio Waves
Entry term(s) Hertzian Waves
Radio Wave
Radiowave
Radiowaves
Wave, Radio
Waves, Hertzian
Waves, Radio
Short Waves - Narrower
Concept UI M0018397
Preferred term Short Waves
Entry term(s) Short Wave
Wave, Short
Waves, Short
Very High Frequency Waves - Narrower
Concept UI M0018400
Preferred term Very High Frequency Waves
High Frequency Waves - Narrower
Concept UI M0018398
Preferred term High Frequency Waves
Entry term(s) Frequency Wave, High
Frequency Waves, High
High Frequency Wave
Wave, High Frequency
Waves, High Frequency



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