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Descriptor in English: Incubators
Descriptor in Spanish: Incubadoras
Descriptor in Portuguese: Incubadoras
Descriptor in French: Incubateurs
Entry term(s): Incubator
Tree number(s): E07.461
Scope note: Insulated enclosures in which temperature, humidity, and other environmental conditions can be regulated at levels optimal for growth, hatching, reproduction, or metabolic reactions.
Annotation: for eggs, microbial cultures, cell cultures, etc.; INCUBATORS, INFANT is also available
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: 73
See also the descriptors: Environment, Controlled MeSH
Life Support Systems MeSH
DeCS UI: 7362
Descriptor UI: D007185
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Incubators - Preferred
Concept UI M0011201
Scope note Insulated enclosures in which temperature, humidity, and other environmental conditions can be regulated at levels optimal for growth, hatching, reproduction, or metabolic reactions.
Preferred term Incubators
Entry term(s) Incubator



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