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Descriptor English: Corrosion
Descriptor Spanish: Corrosión
Descriptor Portuguese: Corrosão
Descriptor French: Corrosion
Entry term(s): Corrosions
Tree number(s): G02.165
SP4.021.202.133.799
SP4.097.009.109
SP8.473.654.412.052.080.073
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003343
Scope note: The gradual destruction of a metal or alloy due to oxidation or action of a chemical agent. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Annotation: almost never IM
Previous Indexing: Chemistry, Physical (1966-1969)
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73(70)
DeCS ID: 3359
Unique ID: D003343
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Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Corrosion - Preferred
Concept UI M0005214
Scope note The gradual destruction of a metal or alloy due to oxidation or action of a chemical agent. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Preferred term Corrosion
Entry term(s) Corrosions



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