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Descriptor English: Hardness Tests
Descriptor Spanish: Pruebas de Dureza
Descriptor Portuguese: Testes de Dureza
Descriptor French: Essais de dureté
Entry term(s): Hardness Test
Test, Hardness
Tests, Hardness
Tree number(s): E05.417
E05.570.500.500
G01.374.647.457
G01.374.687.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006245
Scope note: A test to determine the relative hardness of a metal, mineral, or other material according to one of several scales, such as Brinell, Mohs, Rockwell, Vickers, or Shore. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: IS instrumentation
MT methods
ST standards
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72(64)
Related: Hardness MeSH
DeCS ID: 6397
Unique ID: D006245
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Hardness Tests - Preferred
Concept UI M0009803
Scope note A test to determine the relative hardness of a metal, mineral, or other material according to one of several scales, such as Brinell, Mohs, Rockwell, Vickers, or Shore. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Preferred term Hardness Tests
Entry term(s) Hardness Test
Test, Hardness
Tests, Hardness



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