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Descriptor English: Filtration
Descriptor Spanish: Filtración
Descriptor Portuguese: Filtração
Descriptor French: Filtration
Entry term(s): Filtrations
Tree number(s): E05.196.454
G01.280
G02.263
SP4.021.202.133.709
SP4.031.100.200.292.718.344
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005374
Scope note: A process of separating particulate matter from a fluid, such as air or a liquid, by passing the fluid carrier through a medium that will not pass the particulates. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Annotation: includes filtration of fluids, gases & radiations; not for electrical or electronic filtering; filters: index FILTRATION / instrum but note MICROPORE FILTERS and AIR FILTERS are available
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 70; FILTERS was see under FILTRATION 1970-74, was heading 1963-69
Online Note: use FILTRATION to search FILTERS 1966-74
History Note: 70; FILTERS was see under FILTRATION 1970-74, was heading 1963-69
DeCS ID: 5510
Unique ID: D005374
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Filtration - Preferred
Concept UI M0008479
Scope note A process of separating particulate matter from a fluid, such as air or a liquid, by passing the fluid carrier through a medium that will not pass the particulates. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Preferred term Filtration
Entry term(s) Filtrations



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