Descriptor English: Extreme Heat
Descriptor Spanish: Calor Extremo
Descriptor Portuguese: Calor Extremo
Descriptor French: Chaleur extrême
Entry term(s): Très grande chaleur
Tree number(s): G16.500.750.775.271
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: High temperature weather exceeding the average and of several weeks duration. Extreme heat is a dangerous situation that can bring on health emergencies in susceptible people.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE effets indésirables
DeCS ID: 53356
Unique ID: D055874
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Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2008/11/20
Chaleur extrême - Preferred
Concept UI M0521334
Preferred term Chaleur extrême
Entry term(s) Très grande chaleur

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