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Descriptor in English: Photobiology
Descriptor in Spanish: Fotobiología
Descriptor in Portuguese: Fotobiologia
Descriptor in French: Photobiologie
Tree number(s): H01.158.273.738
Scope note: The branch of biology dealing with the effect of light on organisms.
Annotation: the discipline (education, history, etc) only; use PHOTOTROPHIC PROCESSES or specifics treed under it for processes and properties using sunlight by phototrophic organisms
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 95
See also the descriptors: Light MeSH
Photochemistry MeSH
Photosynthesis MeSH
DeCS UI: 32089
Descriptor UI: D018462
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/07
Revision Date: 2008/12/08
Photobiology - Preferred
Concept UI M0027698
Scope note The branch of biology dealing with the effect of light on organisms.
Preferred term Photobiology



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