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Descriptor English: Refractometry
Descriptor Spanish: Refractometría
Descriptor Portuguese: Refratometria
Descriptor French: Réfractométrie
Entry term(s): Index, Refractive
Indices, Refractive
Refractive Index
Refractive Indices
Tree number(s): E05.196.808
H01.671.617.755
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012031
Scope note: Measurement of the index of refraction (the ratio of the velocity of light or other radiation in the first of two media to its velocity in the second as it passes from one into the other).
Annotation: an anal chem technique; do not use for refractometry in REFRACTION, OCULAR
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 79
History Note: 79
DeCS ID: 12453
Unique ID: D012031
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Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/05/19
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Refractometry - Preferred
Concept UI M0018704
Scope note Measurement of the index of refraction (the ratio of the velocity of light or other radiation in the first of two media to its velocity in the second as it passes from one into the other).
Preferred term Refractometry
Refractive Index - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0018703
Preferred term Refractive Index
Entry term(s) Index, Refractive
Indices, Refractive
Refractive Indices



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