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Descriptor English: Gravitation
Descriptor Spanish: Gravitación
Descriptor Portuguese: Gravitação
Descriptor French: Gravitation
Entry term(s): Force, G
G Force
G Forces
Gravistimulation
Gravities
Gravity
Tree number(s): G01.060.350
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006112
Scope note: Acceleration produced by the mutual attraction of two masses, and of magnitude inversely proportional to the square of the distance between the two centers of mass. It is also the force imparted by the earth, moon, or a planet to an object near its surface. (From NASA Thesaurus, 1988)
Related: Gravitropism MeSH
DeCS ID: 6262
Unique ID: D006112
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Gravitation - Preferred
Concept UI M0009627
Scope note Acceleration produced by the mutual attraction of two masses, and of magnitude inversely proportional to the square of the distance between the two centers of mass. It is also the force imparted by the earth, moon, or a planet to an object near its surface. (From NASA Thesaurus, 1988)
Preferred term Gravitation
Gravity - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0009630
Preferred term Gravity
Entry term(s) Gravities
G Force - Narrower
Concept UI M0009628
Preferred term G Force
Entry term(s) Force, G
G Forces
Gravistimulation - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0009629
Preferred term Gravistimulation



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