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Descriptor English: Stress, Mechanical
Descriptor Spanish: Estrés Mecánico
Descriptor estrés mecánico
Scope note: Condición puramente física que existe en el interior de cualquier material como consecuencia de la tensión o deformación provocada por fuerzas externas o por una dilatación térmica no uniforme. El estrés mecánico se expresa cuantitativamente en unidades de fuerza por unidad de área.
Descriptor Portuguese: Estresse Mecânico
Descriptor French: Contrainte mécanique
Entry term(s): Mechanical Stress
Mechanical Stresses
Stresses, Mechanical
Tree number(s): G01.374.835
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013314
Scope note: A purely physical condition which exists within any material because of strain or deformation by external forces or by non-uniform thermal expansion; expressed quantitatively in units of force per unit area.
Annotation: note category: does not refer to stress response to mechanical stimuli such as vibration (= STRESS, PHYSIOLOGICAL + VIBRATION)
Previous Indexing: Biomechanics (1968-1970)
Physics (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 1973
History Note: 1973 (1971)
DeCS ID: 13702
Unique ID: D013314
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Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Stress, Mechanical - Preferred
Concept UI M0020603
Scope note A purely physical condition which exists within any material because of strain or deformation by external forces or by non-uniform thermal expansion; expressed quantitatively in units of force per unit area.
Preferred term Stress, Mechanical
Entry term(s) Mechanical Stress
Mechanical Stresses
Stresses, Mechanical



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