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Descriptor English: Specific Gravity
Descriptor Spanish: Gravedad Específica
Descriptor Portuguese: Gravidade Específica
Descriptor French: Gravité spécifique
Entry term(s): Densities, Relative
Density, Relative
Gravities, Specific
Gravity, Specific
Relative Densities
Relative Density
Specific Gravities
Tree number(s): G02.819
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013046
Scope note: The ratio of the density of a material to the density of some standard material, such as water or air, at a specified temperature.
Annotation: NIM
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Chemistry, Physical (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
DeCS ID: 13429
Unique ID: D013046
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Specific Gravity - Preferred
Concept UI M0020222
Scope note The ratio of the density of a material to the density of some standard material, such as water or air, at a specified temperature.
Preferred term Specific Gravity
Entry term(s) Densities, Relative
Density, Relative
Gravities, Specific
Gravity, Specific
Relative Densities
Relative Density
Specific Gravities



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