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Descriptor English: Explosions
Descriptor Spanish: Explosiones
Descriptor Portuguese: Explosões
Descriptor French: Explosions
Entry term(s): Explosion
Tree number(s): N06.230.208
SP4.037.408.534
SP8.473.654.412.033.038.073.648
SP8.473.654.412.072.143
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005107
Scope note: Sudden, violent, and often destructive expansion of gases which propagates energy outward, such as a shock wave, ejecting fragments and debris at high velocities.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
SN statistics & numerical data
Related: Blast Injuries MeSH
DeCS ID: 5205
Unique ID: D005107
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/11/24
Explosions - Preferred
Concept UI M0008056
Scope note Sudden, violent, and often destructive expansion of gases which propagates energy outward, such as a shock wave, ejecting fragments and debris at high velocities.
Preferred term Explosions
Entry term(s) Explosion



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