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Descriptor in English: Atmospheric Pressure
Descriptor in Spanish: Presión Atmosférica
Descriptor in Portuguese: Pressão Atmosférica
Descriptor in French: Pression atmosphérique
Entry term(s): Atmospheric Pressures
Pressure, Atmospheric
Pressures, Atmospheric
Tree number(s): G16.500.750.274
N06.230.300.100.185
SP4.117.388
SP8.473.654.587.607
Scope note: The pressure at any point in an atmosphere due solely to the weight of the atmospheric gases above the point concerned.
See also the descriptors: Altitude MeSH
Barotrauma MeSH
Decompression Sickness MeSH
Hyperbaric Oxygenation MeSH
Hypoxia MeSH
DeCS UI: 1281
Descriptor UI: D001274
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/18
Atmospheric Pressure - Preferred
Concept UI M0001917
Scope note The pressure at any point in an atmosphere due solely to the weight of the atmospheric gases above the point concerned.
Preferred term Atmospheric Pressure
Entry term(s) Atmospheric Pressures
Pressure, Atmospheric
Pressures, Atmospheric



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