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Descriptor English: Life Support Systems
Descriptor Spanish: Sistemas de Manutención de la Vida
Descriptor Portuguese: Sistemas de Manutenção da Vida
Descriptor French: Systèmes de maintien de vie
Entry term(s): Life Support System
Support System, Life
Support Systems, Life
System, Life Support
Systems, Life Support
Tree number(s): N06.230.150.391
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008021
Scope note: Systems that provide all or most of the items necessary for maintaining life and health. Provisions are made for the supplying of oxygen, food, water, temperature and pressure control, disposition of carbon dioxide and body waste. The milieu may be a spacecraft, a submarine, or the surface of the moon. In medical care, usually under hospital conditions, LIFE SUPPORT CARE is available. (From Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary)
Annotation: do not confuse with LIFE SUPPORT CARE: read MeSH definition
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under SEALED CABIN ECOLOGY 1966-90
History Note: 91(66); was see under SEALED CABIN ECOLOGY 1966-90
Related: Incubators MeSH
DeCS ID: 8197
Unique ID: D008021
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Life Support Systems - Preferred
Concept UI M0012505
Scope note Systems that provide all or most of the items necessary for maintaining life and health. Provisions are made for the supplying of oxygen, food, water, temperature and pressure control, disposition of carbon dioxide and body waste. The milieu may be a spacecraft, a submarine, or the surface of the moon. In medical care, usually under hospital conditions, LIFE SUPPORT CARE is available. (From Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary)
Preferred term Life Support Systems
Entry term(s) Life Support System
Support System, Life
Support Systems, Life
System, Life Support
Systems, Life Support



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