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Descriptor in English: Explosions
Descriptor in Spanish: Explosiones
Descriptor in Portuguese: Explosões
Descriptor in 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
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
See also the descriptors: Blast Injuries MeSH
DeCS UI: 5205
Descriptor UI: D005107
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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