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Descriptor English: Heating
Descriptor Spanish: Calefacción
Descriptor Portuguese: Calefação
Descriptor French: Chauffage
Tree number(s): N06.230.150.300
SP4.046.462.978.044
VS4.002.001.001.002
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006361
Scope note: The application of heat to raise the temperature of the environment, ambient or local, or the systems for accomplishing this effect. It is distinguished from HEAT, the physical property and principle of physics.
Annotation: the environment: differentiate from HEAT, the principle of physics; /adv eff permitted but do not confuse with HEAT /adv eff
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Related: Heaters DeCS
DeCS ID: 6511
Unique ID: D006361
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: 2008/07/08
Heating - Preferred
Concept UI M0009990
Scope note The application of heat to raise the temperature of the environment, ambient or local, or the systems for accomplishing this effect. It is distinguished from HEAT, the physical property and principle of physics.
Preferred term Heating



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