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Descriptor in English: Temperature
Descriptor in Spanish: Temperatura
Descriptor in Portuguese: Temperatura
Descriptor in French: Température
Entry term(s): Temperatures
Tree number(s): G01.906.595
G16.500.275.063.725.710
G16.500.750.775.710
N06.230.150.450
N06.230.300.100.725.710
SP4.016.152.683.184
SP4.112.333
SP8.473.654.587.622
Scope note: The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.
Annotation: prefer specifics HOT TEMPERATURE or COLD TEMPERATURE
See also the descriptors: Body Temperature MeSH
Thermometers MeSH
DeCS UI: 14074
Descriptor UI: D013696
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Temperature - Preferred
Concept UI M0021143
Scope note The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.
Preferred term Temperature
Entry term(s) Temperatures



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