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Descriptor English: Atmospheric Pressure
Descriptor Spanish: Presión Atmosférica
Descriptor Portuguese: Pressão Atmosférica
Descriptor 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
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001274
Scope note: The pressure at any point in an atmosphere due solely to the weight of the atmospheric gases above the point concerned.
Related: Altitude MeSH
Barotrauma MeSH
Decompression Sickness MeSH
Hyperbaric Oxygenation MeSH
Hypoxia MeSH
DeCS ID: 1281
Unique ID: D001274
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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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