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Descriptor English: Sewage
Descriptor Spanish: Aguas del Alcantarillado
Descriptor Portuguese: Esgotos
Descriptor French: Eaux d'égout
Entry term(s): Sludge
Sludge Flocs
Tree number(s): D20.944.932.500
SP4.031.100.200
VS4.001.001.002.002.003
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012722
Scope note: Refuse liquid or waste matter carried off by sewers.
Annotation: X ref SLUDGE: usually mudlike ooze in sewage but non-sewage sludge is indexed under other specific waste term
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SN statistics & numerical data
VI virology
DeCS ID: 13103
Unique ID: D012722
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Sewage - Preferred
Concept UI M0019708
Scope note Refuse liquid or waste matter carried off by sewers.
Preferred term Sewage
Sludge Flocs - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000641242
Preferred term Sludge Flocs
Sludge - Narrower
Concept UI M0019709
Preferred term Sludge



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