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Descriptor English: Artifacts
Descriptor Spanish: Artefactos
Descriptor Portuguese: Artefatos
Descriptor French: Artéfacts
Entry term(s): Artefact
Artefacts
Artifact
Tree number(s): E05.047
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016477
Scope note: Any visible result of a procedure which is caused by the procedure itself and not by the entity being analyzed. Common examples include histological structures introduced by tissue processing, radiographic images of structures that are not naturally present in living tissue, and products of chemical reactions that occur during analysis.
Annotation: restrict to histology, microscopy, radiography, ECG; EEG & other procedures: not for products of human workmanship in arts & crafts; coordinate with specific procedure
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
DeCS ID: 30248
Unique ID: D016477
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/01/02
Revision Date: 2016/07/07
Artifacts - Preferred
Concept UI M0025163
Scope note Any visible result of a procedure which is caused by the procedure itself and not by the entity being analyzed. Common examples include histological structures introduced by tissue processing, radiographic images of structures that are not naturally present in living tissue, and products of chemical reactions that occur during analysis.
Preferred term Artifacts
Entry term(s) Artefact
Artefacts
Artifact



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