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Descriptor English: Calorimetry
Descriptor Spanish: Calorimetría
Descriptor Portuguese: Calorimetria
Descriptor French: Calorimétrie
Tree number(s): E05.196.131
SP4.102.072.092.693.050.389.060.201
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002151
Scope note: The measurement of the quantity of heat involved in various processes, such as chemical reactions, changes of state, and formations of solutions, or in the determination of the heat capacities of substances. The fundamental unit of measurement is the joule or the calorie (4.184 joules). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 67
History Note: 67(65)
DeCS ID: 2183
Unique ID: D002151
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Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Calorimetry - Preferred
Concept UI M0003223
Scope note The measurement of the quantity of heat involved in various processes, such as chemical reactions, changes of state, and formations of solutions, or in the determination of the heat capacities of substances. The fundamental unit of measurement is the joule or the calorie (4.184 joules). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Preferred term Calorimetry



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