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Descriptor English: Satellite
Descriptor Spanish: Satélite
Descriptor satélite
Scope note: Objeto que orbita alrededor de otro mayor. Los satélites artificiales que orbitan alrededor de la Tierra se utilizan para comunicaciones, vigilancia meteorológica, recopilación de datos hidrológicos, agrícolas, sismológicos y otros datos similares, y para la observación de los fenómenos ambientales. También se utilizan para fines militares. (Traducción libre del original: Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Descriptor Portuguese: Satélite
Descriptor French: Satellite
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.692.777.635
Scope note: An object that orbits around a larger one. Artificial satellites orbiting the earth are now used for communications, monitoring weather, gathering hydrological, agricultural, seismological and other similar data and observing environmental phenomena. Also used for military purposes. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Related: Spacecraft MeSH
DeCS ID: 35106
Unique ID: DDCS035106
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Satellite - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060963
Scope note An object that orbits around a larger one. Artificial satellites orbiting the earth are now used for communications, monitoring weather, gathering hydrological, agricultural, seismological and other similar data and observing environmental phenomena. Also used for military purposes. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Preferred term Satellite



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