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Descriptor English: Beta Particles
Descriptor Spanish: Partículas beta
Descriptor Portuguese: Partículas beta
Descriptor French: Particules bêta
Entry term(s): Beta Particle
Beta Radiation
Beta Radiations
Beta Ray
Beta Rays
Particle, Beta
Particles, Beta
Radiation, Beta
Radiations, Beta
Ray, Beta
Rays, Beta
Tree number(s): G01.750.750.125
SP4.041.432.568.025
SP4.102.072.092.693.050.384.075.166.047
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001610
Scope note: High energy POSITRONS or ELECTRONS ejected from a disintegrating atomic nucleus.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
HI history
TU therapeutic use
Previous Indexing: Electrons (1966-1984)
Elementary Particles (1970-1984)
Radiation (1966-1984)
Public MeSH Note: 2010; BETA RAYS 1985-2009
History Note: 2010 (1985)
DeCS ID: 1641
Unique ID: D001610
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1985/01/01
Date of Entry: 1984/02/24
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Beta Particles - Preferred
Concept UI M0524572
Scope note High energy POSITRONS or ELECTRONS ejected from a disintegrating atomic nucleus.
Preferred term Beta Particles
Entry term(s) Beta Particle
Particle, Beta
Particles, Beta
Beta Rays - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0002408
Scope note A stream of high energy POSITRONS or ELECTRONS ejected from a disintegrating atomic nucleus.
Preferred term Beta Rays
Entry term(s) Beta Radiation
Beta Radiations
Beta Ray
Radiation, Beta
Radiations, Beta
Ray, Beta
Rays, Beta



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