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Descriptor English: Tanning
Descriptor Spanish: Curtiembre
Descriptor Portuguese: Curtume
Descriptor French: Tannage
Entry term(s): Tannings
Tree number(s): J01.576.852
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013633
Scope note: A process of preserving animal hides by chemical treatment (using vegetable tannins, metallic sulfates, and sulfurized phenol compounds, or syntans) to make them immune to bacterial attack, and subsequent treatments with fats and greases to make them pliable. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS ID: 14014
Unique ID: D013633
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Tanning - Preferred
Concept UI M0021033
Scope note A process of preserving animal hides by chemical treatment (using vegetable tannins, metallic sulfates, and sulfurized phenol compounds, or syntans) to make them immune to bacterial attack, and subsequent treatments with fats and greases to make them pliable. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed)
Preferred term Tanning
Entry term(s) Tannings



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