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Descriptor English: Fossil Fuels
Descriptor Spanish: Combustibles Fósiles
Descriptor Portuguese: Combustíveis Fósseis
Descriptor French: Combustibles fossiles
Entry term(s): Fossil Fuel
Fuel, Fossil
Fuels, Fossil
Tree number(s): D20.345
N06.230.132.258
SP4.112.082.623
SP8.473.654.412.052.056.031
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005579
Scope note: Any combustible hydrocarbon deposit formed from the remains of prehistoric organisms. Examples are petroleum, coal, and natural gas.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
HI history
MI microbiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TO toxicity
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 82; was FUELS 1968-81
Online Note: use FOSSIL FUELS to search FUELS 1966-81 (as Prov 1966-67)
History Note: 82; was FUELS (Cat J heading only) 1966-81 (Prov 1966-67)
DeCS ID: 5713
Unique ID: D005579
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Fossil Fuels - Preferred
Concept UI M0008782
Scope note Any combustible hydrocarbon deposit formed from the remains of prehistoric organisms. Examples are petroleum, coal, and natural gas.
Preferred term Fossil Fuels
Entry term(s) Fossil Fuel
Fuel, Fossil
Fuels, Fossil



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