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Descriptor English: Meteoroids
Descriptor Spanish: Meteoroides
Descriptor Portuguese: Meteoroides
Descriptor French: Météoroïdes
Entry term(s): Carbonaceous Chondrite
Carbonaceous Chondrites
Chondrite
Chondrite, Carbonaceous
Chondrites
Chondrites, Carbonaceous
Comet (Astronomy)
Comets (Astronomy)
Meteor
Meteorite
Meteorites
Meteoroid
Meteors
Tree number(s): G01.060.075.500
SP8.473.654.587.577
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019110
Scope note: Any solid objects moving in interplanetary space that are smaller than a planet or asteroid but larger than a molecule. Meteorites are any meteoroid that has fallen to a planetary surface. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Previous Indexing: Astronomy (1966-1994)
Solar System (1995)
Public MeSH Note: 96; was see SOLAR SYSTEM 1995
Online Note: use SOLAR SYSTEM to search METEOROIDS 1995
History Note: 96; was see SOLAR SYSTEM 1995
DeCS ID: 32688
Unique ID: D019110
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1995/06/05
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Meteoroids - Preferred
Concept UI M0028514
Scope note Any solid objects moving in interplanetary space that are smaller than a planet or asteroid but larger than a molecule. Meteorites are any meteoroid that has fallen to a planetary surface. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Preferred term Meteoroids
Entry term(s) Meteoroid
Comets (Astronomy) - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0028516
Preferred term Comets (Astronomy)
Entry term(s) Comet (Astronomy)
Meteors - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0028518
Preferred term Meteors
Entry term(s) Meteor
Carbonaceous Chondrites - Narrower
Concept UI M0028519
Preferred term Carbonaceous Chondrites
Entry term(s) Carbonaceous Chondrite
Chondrite, Carbonaceous
Chondrites, Carbonaceous
Chondrites - Narrower
Concept UI M0028515
Preferred term Chondrites
Entry term(s) Chondrite
Meteorites - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0028517
Preferred term Meteorites
Entry term(s) Meteorite



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