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Descriptor English: Mechanics
Descriptor Spanish: Mecánica
Descriptor Portuguese: Mecânica
Descriptor French: Mécanique
Tree number(s): H01.671.515
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019563
Scope note: The branch of physics which deals with the motions of material bodies, including kinematics, dynamics, and statics. When the laws of mechanics are applied to living structures, as to the locomotor system, it is referred to as BIOMECHANICAL PHENOMENA. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Annotation: the discipline (education, history, etc) only; use MECHANICAL PHENOMENA or specifics treed under it for mechanical properties and processes of materials
Previous Indexing: Physics (1966-1996)
Public MeSH Note: 97
History Note: 97
Related: Biomechanical Phenomena MeSH
DeCS ID: 33178
Unique ID: D019563
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Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/20
Revision Date: 2013/07/10
Mechanics - Preferred
Concept UI M0029052
Scope note The branch of physics which deals with the motions of material bodies, including kinematics, dynamics, and statics. When the laws of mechanics are applied to living structures, as to the locomotor system, it is referred to as BIOMECHANICAL PHENOMENA. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Preferred term Mechanics



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