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Descriptor English: Elementary Particles
Descriptor Spanish: Partículas Elementales
Descriptor Portuguese: Partículas Elementares
Descriptor French: Particules élémentaires
Entry term(s): Baryon
Baryons
Elementary Particle
Fundamental Particle
Fundamental Particles
Particle, Elementary
Particle, Fundamental
Particles, Elementary
Particles, Fundamental
Tree number(s): G01.249
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004601
Scope note: Individual components of atoms, usually subatomic; subnuclear particles are usually detected only when the atomic nucleus decays and then only transiently, as most of them are unstable, often yielding pure energy without substance, i.e., radiation.
Annotation: IM; includes nucleons, quarks, gluons, neutrinos, strange particles, antiparticles
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
HI history
TU therapeutic use
Previous Indexing: Nuclear Physics (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 75; BARYONS was heading 1975-84
Online Note: use ELEMENTARY PARTICLES to search BARYONS 1975-84
History Note: 75(71); BARYONS was heading 1975-84
DeCS ID: 4674
Unique ID: D004601
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Date Established: 1975/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Elementary Particles - Preferred
Concept UI M0007226
Scope note Individual components of atoms, usually subatomic; subnuclear particles are usually detected only when the atomic nucleus decays and then only transiently, as most of them are unstable, often yielding pure energy without substance, i.e., radiation.
Preferred term Elementary Particles
Entry term(s) Elementary Particle
Fundamental Particle
Fundamental Particles
Particle, Elementary
Particle, Fundamental
Particles, Elementary
Particles, Fundamental
Baryons - Narrower
Concept UI M0007225
Preferred term Baryons
Entry term(s) Baryon



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