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Descriptor English: Lighting
Descriptor Spanish: Iluminación
Descriptor Portuguese: Iluminação
Descriptor French: Éclairage
Entry term(s): Illumination
Tree number(s): N06.230.150.410
SP4.046.462.978.054
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008029
Scope note: The illumination of an environment and the arrangement of lights to achieve an effect or optimal visibility. Its application is in domestic or in public settings and in medical and non-medical environments.
Annotation: the environment: differentiate from LIGHT, a principle of physics; /adv eff permitted but do not confuse with LIGHT /adv eff
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS ID: 21037
Unique ID: D008029
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Lighting - Preferred
Concept UI M0012515
Scope note The illumination of an environment and the arrangement of lights to achieve an effect or optimal visibility. Its application is in domestic or in public settings and in medical and non-medical environments.
Preferred term Lighting
Entry term(s) Illumination



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