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Descriptor English: Atmosphere
Descriptor Spanish: Atmósfera
Descriptor Portuguese: Atmosfera
Descriptor French: Atmosphère
Entry term(s): Atmospheres
Tree number(s): G16.500.275.063
N06.230.300.100
SP4.102.072.573.979
SP4.117.338
SP8.473.654.587.447
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001272
Scope note: The gaseous envelope surrounding a planet or similar body. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Annotation: /anal /chem permitted
Allowable Qualifiers: AN analysis
CH chemistry
Previous Indexing: Air (1966-1971)
Extraterrestrial Environment (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74(72)
DeCS ID: 1279
Unique ID: D001272
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Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Atmosphere - Preferred
Concept UI M0001915
Scope note The gaseous envelope surrounding a planet or similar body. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Preferred term Atmosphere
Entry term(s) Atmospheres



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