Descriptor English: Light
Descriptor Spanish: Luz
Descriptor Portuguese: Luz
Descriptor French: Lumière
Entry term(s): Irradiation laser
Lumière visible
Rayonnement lumineux
Rayonnement visible
Rayonnements lumineux
Tree number(s): G01.358.500.505.650
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the visible, ultraviolet, and infrared range.
Annotation: differentiate from LIGHTING (the environment); light scattering = SCATTERING, RADIATION (IM) + LIGHT; LIGHT + PERIODICITY is not necessarily CIRCADIAN RHYTHM; luminance goes here or under LIGHTING but not under LUMINESCENCE; black light: index INFRARED RAYS or ULTRAVIOLET RAYS depending on text but unspecified, index ULTRAVIOLET RAYS
Allowable Qualifiers: AE effets indésirables
Entry Combination: therapeutic use:Phototherapy
Related: Lumière du soleil MeSH
Mesures de luminescence MeSH
Photobiologie MeSH
Photochimie MeSH
Photodermatoses MeSH
Photométrie MeSH
Photosynthèse MeSH
Photothérapie MeSH
Photothérapie dynamique MeSH
Phototropisme MeSH
Stimulation lumineuse MeSH
Traitement par ultraviolets MeSH
Éclairage MeSH
DeCS ID: 8203
Unique ID: D008027
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/24
Lumière - Preferred
Concept UI M0012512
Preferred term Lumière
Entry term(s) Irradiation laser
Rayonnement lumineux
Rayonnements lumineux
Lumière visible - Narrower
Concept UI M0012513
Preferred term Lumière visible
Entry term(s) Rayonnement visible

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