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Descriptor English: Avalanches
Descriptor Spanish: Avalanchas
Descriptor Portuguese: Avalanches
Descriptor French: Avalanches
Entry term(s): Avalanche
Tree number(s): G01.311.085
N06.230.100.230.050
SP8.473.654.517.282.242
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055875
Scope note: Mass of snow and/or ice falling down a mountain or incline.
Annotation: coordinate with DISASTERS if pertinent; specify geographic location
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
HI history
MO mortality
PC prevention & control
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Snow (1966-2008)
Public MeSH Note: 2009
History Note: 2009
DeCS ID: 53287
Unique ID: D055875
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Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Avalanches - Preferred
Concept UI M0521337
Scope note Mass of snow and/or ice falling down a mountain or incline.
Preferred term Avalanches
Entry term(s) Avalanche



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