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Descriptor English: Megaton
Descriptor Spanish: Megatonelada
Descriptor Portuguese: Megaton
Descriptor French: Mégatonne
Entry term(s): MT
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.692.787.674
Scope note: A measure of the explosive power of nuclear arms, equivalent to 4.187 X 10 to the power of 15 joules, or about the equivalent of one million tons of TNT (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Related: Kiloton DeCS
Trinitrotoluene MeSH
DeCS ID: 35068
Unique ID: DDCS035068
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Megaton - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060929
Scope note A measure of the explosive power of nuclear arms, equivalent to 4.187 X 10 to the power of 15 joules, or about the equivalent of one million tons of TNT (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Preferred term Megaton
Entry term(s) MT



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