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Descriptor English: Electrons
Descriptor Spanish: Electrones
Descriptor Portuguese: Elétrons
Descriptor French: Électrons
Entry term(s): Electron
Electron, Fast
Electrons, Fast
Fast Electron
Fast Electrons
Negatron
Negatrons
Positron
Positrons
Tree number(s): G01.249.335
G01.358.500.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004583
Scope note: Stable elementary particles having the smallest known negative charge, present in all elements; also called negatrons. Positively charged electrons are called positrons. The numbers, energies and arrangement of electrons around atomic nuclei determine the chemical identities of elements. Beams of electrons are called CATHODE RAYS.
Annotation: elementary particles; IM
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
HI history
TU therapeutic use
Related: Beta Particles MeSH
DeCS ID: 4655
Unique ID: D004583
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Electrons - Preferred
Concept UI M0007202
Scope note Stable elementary particles having the smallest known negative charge, present in all elements; also called negatrons. Positively charged electrons are called positrons. The numbers, energies and arrangement of electrons around atomic nuclei determine the chemical identities of elements. Beams of electrons are called CATHODE RAYS.
Preferred term Electrons
Entry term(s) Electron
Negatron
Negatrons
Positrons - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0007204
Preferred term Positrons
Entry term(s) Positron
Fast Electrons - Narrower
Concept UI M0007203
Preferred term Fast Electrons
Entry term(s) Electron, Fast
Electrons, Fast
Fast Electron



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