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Descriptor English: Background Radiation
Descriptor Spanish: Radiación de Fondo
Descriptor Portuguese: Radiação de Fundo
Descriptor French: Rayonnement naturel
Entry term(s): Background Radiations
Natural Radiation
Natural Radiations
Radiation, Background
Radiation, Natural
Radiations, Background
Radiations, Natural
Tree number(s): G01.750.750.115
SP8.473.654.412.072.167
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001417
Scope note: Radiation from sources other than the source of interest. It is due to cosmic rays and natural radioactivity in the environment.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
Previous Indexing: Radiation (1966-1970)
Radioactivity (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under RADIATION, IONIZING 1976-90; was see under RADIATION 1975
History Note: 91(71); was see under RADIATION, IONIZING 1976-90; was see under RADIATION 1975
Entry Version: BACKGROUND RAD
DeCS ID: 1441
Unique ID: D001417
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Background Radiation - Preferred
Concept UI M0002116
Scope note Radiation from sources other than the source of interest. It is due to cosmic rays and natural radioactivity in the environment.
Preferred term Background Radiation
Entry term(s) Background Radiations
Natural Radiation
Natural Radiations
Radiation, Background
Radiation, Natural
Radiations, Background
Radiations, Natural



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