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Descriptor English: Convection
Descriptor Spanish: Convección
Descriptor Portuguese: Convecção
Descriptor French: Convection
Tree number(s): G01.906.230
SP8.473.654.412.072.149
SP8.473.654.587.482
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018481
Scope note: Transmission of energy or mass by a medium involving movement of the medium itself. The circulatory movement that occurs in a fluid at a nonuniform temperature owing to the variation of its density and the action of gravity. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed; Webster, 10th ed)
Previous Indexing: Heat (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
DeCS ID: 32298
Unique ID: D018481
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Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/07
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Convection - Preferred
Concept UI M0027719
Scope note Transmission of energy or mass by a medium involving movement of the medium itself. The circulatory movement that occurs in a fluid at a nonuniform temperature owing to the variation of its density and the action of gravity. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed; Webster, 10th ed)
Preferred term Convection



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