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Descriptor English: Altitude
Descriptor Spanish: Altitud
Descriptor Portuguese: Altitude
Descriptor French: Altitude
Entry term(s): Altitudes
Tree number(s): G16.500.275.058
N06.230.058
SP8.473.654.692.787.662
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000531
Scope note: A vertical distance measured from a known level on the surface of a planet or other celestial body.
Annotation: consider also ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE; /adv eff = probably ALTITUDE SICKNESS
Related: Mountaineering MeSH
DeCS ID: 531
Unique ID: D000531
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: 2009/07/06
Altitude - Preferred
Concept UI M0000818
Scope note A vertical distance measured from a known level on the surface of a planet or other celestial body.
Preferred term Altitude
Entry term(s) Altitudes



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