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Descriptor English: Incineration
Descriptor Spanish: Incineración
Descriptor Portuguese: Incineração
Descriptor French: Incinération
Entry term(s): Destruction, Thermal
Destructions, Thermal
Incinerations
Thermal Destruction
Thermal Destructions
Tree number(s): N06.850.860.510.900.600.500
SP4.031.372
SP8.473.654.412.052.080.087
VS4.001.001.005.001.006.002
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017745
Scope note: High temperature destruction of waste by burning with subsequent reduction to ashes or conversion to an inert mass.
Annotation: restrict to waste disposal
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
Previous Indexing: Refuse Disposal (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94
History Note: 94
DeCS ID: 31389
Unique ID: D017745
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/12/28
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Incineration - Preferred
Concept UI M0026819
Scope note High temperature destruction of waste by burning with subsequent reduction to ashes or conversion to an inert mass.
Preferred term Incineration
Entry term(s) Destruction, Thermal
Destructions, Thermal
Incinerations
Thermal Destruction
Thermal Destructions



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