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Descriptor English: Gravity Sensing
Descriptor Spanish: Sensación de Gravedad
Descriptor Portuguese: Sensação Gravitacional
Descriptor French: Perception de la gravité
Entry term(s): Gravisensing
Gravity Perception
Perception, Gravity
Sensing, Gravity
Tree number(s): G11.561.790.255
G15.375
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018466
Scope note: Process whereby a cell, bodily structure, or organism (animal or plant) receives or detects a gravity stimulus. Gravity sensing plays an important role in the directional growth and development of an organism (GRAVITROPISM).
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Gravitation (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 2009; see GRAVITY PERCEPTION 1995-2008
History Note: 2009 (1995)
DeCS ID: 32216
Unique ID: D018466
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Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/07
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Gravity Sensing - Preferred
Concept UI M0027701
Scope note Process whereby a cell, bodily structure, or organism (animal or plant) receives or detects a gravity stimulus. Gravity sensing plays an important role in the directional growth and development of an organism (GRAVITROPISM).
Preferred term Gravity Sensing
Entry term(s) Gravisensing
Gravity Perception
Perception, Gravity
Sensing, Gravity



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