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Descriptor in English: Gravity Suits
Descriptor in Spanish: Trajes Gravitatorios
Descriptor in Portuguese: Trajes Gravitacionais
Descriptor in French: Combinaisons antigravité
Entry term(s): Anti Shock Trousers
Anti-Shock Trousers
Anti-Shock Trousers, Military
Antigravity Suits
Antishock Trousers
Antishock Trousers, Military
Gravity Suit
Military Anti Shock Trousers
Military Anti-Shock Trousers
Military Antishock Trousers
Pneumatic Suit
Pneumatic Suits
Pressure Suit
Pressure Suits
Suit, Antigravity
Suit, Gravity
Suit, Pneumatic
Suit, Pressure
Suits, Antigravity
Suits, Gravity
Suits, Pneumatic
Suits, Pressure
Trousers, Anti-Shock
Trousers, Antishock
Trousers, Military Anti-Shock
Trousers, Military Antishock
Tree number(s): E07.440
Scope note: Double-layered inflatable suits which, when inflated, exert pressure on the lower part of the wearer's body. The suits are used to improve or stabilize the circulatory state, i.e., to prevent hypotension, control hemorrhage, and regulate blood pressure. The suits are also used by pilots under positive acceleration.
Annotation: MAST suit (Military or Medical Anti-Shock Trousers) goes here (do not add MILITARY MEDICINE); SPACE SUITS is also available; DF: MAST
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 76(75); was see under CLOTHING 1975
See also the descriptors: Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices MeSH
DeCS UI: 5814
Descriptor UI: D005676
Date Established: 1976/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/12/12
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Gravity Suits - Preferred
Concept UI M0008920
Scope note Double-layered inflatable suits which, when inflated, exert pressure on the lower part of the wearer's body. The suits are used to improve or stabilize the circulatory state, i.e., to prevent hypotension, control hemorrhage, and regulate blood pressure. The suits are also used by pilots under positive acceleration.
Preferred term Gravity Suits
Entry term(s) Antigravity Suits
Gravity Suit
Pneumatic Suit
Pneumatic Suits
Pressure Suit
Pressure Suits
Suit, Antigravity
Suit, Gravity
Suit, Pneumatic
Suit, Pressure
Suits, Antigravity
Suits, Gravity
Suits, Pneumatic
Suits, Pressure
Military Antishock Trousers - Narrower
Concept UI M0008921
Preferred term Military Antishock Trousers
Entry term(s) Anti-Shock Trousers, Military
Antishock Trousers, Military
Military Anti Shock Trousers
Military Anti-Shock Trousers
Trousers, Military Anti-Shock
Trousers, Military Antishock
Anti-Shock Trousers - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0008922
Preferred term Anti-Shock Trousers
Entry term(s) Anti Shock Trousers
Antishock Trousers
Trousers, Anti-Shock
Trousers, Antishock



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