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Descriptor English: Fluorescence
Descriptor Spanish: Fluorescencia
Descriptor Portuguese: Fluorescência
Descriptor French: Fluorescence
Tree number(s): G01.358.500.505.650.665.500
G01.590.540.665.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005453
Scope note: The property of emitting radiation while being irradiated. The radiation emitted is usually of longer wavelength than that incident or absorbed, e.g., a substance can be irradiated with invisible radiation and emit visible light. X-ray fluorescence is used in diagnosis.
Annotation: usually NIM
DeCS ID: 5585
Unique ID: D005453
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: 2011/06/24
Fluorescence - Preferred
Concept UI M0008603
Scope note The property of emitting radiation while being irradiated. The radiation emitted is usually of longer wavelength than that incident or absorbed, e.g., a substance can be irradiated with invisible radiation and emit visible light. X-ray fluorescence is used in diagnosis.
Preferred term Fluorescence



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