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Descriptor in English: Cosmic Radiation
Descriptor in Spanish: Radiación Cósmica
Descriptor in Portuguese: Radiação Cósmica
Descriptor in French: Rayonnement cosmique
Entry term(s): Cosmic Radiations
HZE Particle
HZE Particles
Particle, HZE
Particles, HZE
Radiation, Cosmic
Radiations, Cosmic
Tree number(s): G01.060.185
G01.750.750.235
G16.500.200
N06.230.300.100.300
Scope note: High-energy radiation or particles from extraterrestrial space that strike the earth, its atmosphere, or spacecraft and may create secondary radiation as a result of collisions with the atmosphere or spacecraft.
Annotation: entry term HZE PARTICLES stands for High atomic number (Z) Energy particles
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
See also the descriptors: Solar Activity MeSH
DeCS UI: 3375
Descriptor UI: D003359
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Cosmic Radiation - Preferred
Concept UI M0005229
Scope note High-energy radiation or particles from extraterrestrial space that strike the earth, its atmosphere, or spacecraft and may create secondary radiation as a result of collisions with the atmosphere or spacecraft.
Preferred term Cosmic Radiation
Entry term(s) Cosmic Radiations
Radiation, Cosmic
Radiations, Cosmic
HZE Particles - Narrower
Concept UI M0005230
Preferred term HZE Particles
Entry term(s) HZE Particle
Particle, HZE
Particles, HZE



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