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Descriptor English: Decontamination
Descriptor Spanish: Descontaminación
Descriptor Portuguese: Descontaminação
Descriptor French: Décontamination
Tree number(s): N06.850.780.325
SP8.946.117.127
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003666
Scope note: The removal of contaminating material, such as radioactive materials, biological materials, or CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS, from a person or object.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
DeCS ID: 27980
Unique ID: D003666
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Decontamination - Preferred
Concept UI M0005737
Scope note The removal of contaminating material, such as radioactive materials, biological materials, or CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS, from a person or object.
Preferred term Decontamination



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