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Descriptor in English: Light
Descriptor in Spanish: Luz
Descriptor in Portuguese: Luz
Descriptor in French: Lumière
Entry term(s): Light, Visible
Photoradiation
Photoradiations
Radiation, Visible
Radiations, Visible
Visible Light
Visible Radiation
Visible Radiations
Tree number(s): G01.358.500.505.650
G01.590.540
G01.750.250.650
G01.750.770.578
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 adverse effects
See also the descriptors: Lighting MeSH
Luminescent Measurements MeSH
Photic Stimulation MeSH
Photobiology MeSH
Photochemistry MeSH
Photochemotherapy MeSH
Photometry MeSH
Photosensitivity Disorders MeSH
Photosynthesis MeSH
Phototherapy MeSH
Phototropism MeSH
Sunlight MeSH
Ultraviolet Therapy MeSH
DeCS UI: 8203
Descriptor UI: D008027
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/24
Light - Preferred
Concept UI M0012512
Scope note That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the visible, ultraviolet, and infrared range.
Preferred term Light
Entry term(s) Photoradiation
Photoradiations
Light, Visible - Narrower
Concept UI M0012513
Preferred term Light, Visible
Entry term(s) Radiation, Visible
Radiations, Visible
Visible Light
Visible Radiation
Visible Radiations



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