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Descriptor English: Microwaves
Descriptor Spanish: Microondas
Descriptor Portuguese: Micro-Ondas
Descriptor French: Micro-ondes
Entry term(s): EHF Wave
EHF Waves
Extremely High Frequency Radio Waves
Micro Wave
Micro Waves
Microwave
Microwave Radiation
Microwave Radiations
Radiation, Microwave
Ultrahigh Frequency Wave
Ultrahigh Frequency Waves
Wave, EHF
Wave, Micro
Wave, Ultrahigh Frequency
Waves, Micro
Tree number(s): G01.358.500.505.810.500
G01.750.250.810.500
G01.750.770.721.500
SP4.102.072.092.693.050.384.060
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008872
Scope note: That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum from the UHF (ultrahigh frequency) radio waves and extending into the INFRARED RAYS frequencies.
Annotation: /ther use: coordinate with RADIOFREQUENCY THERAPY
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
HI history
TU therapeutic use
Related: Diathermy MeSH
DeCS ID: 9060
Unique ID: D008872
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: 2020/06/09
Microwaves - Preferred
Concept UI M0013839
Scope note That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum from the UHF (ultrahigh frequency) radio waves and extending into the INFRARED RAYS frequencies.
Preferred term Microwaves
Entry term(s) Micro Wave
Micro Waves
Microwave
Wave, Micro
Waves, Micro
EHF Waves - Narrower
Concept UI M0013840
Preferred term EHF Waves
Entry term(s) EHF Wave
Extremely High Frequency Radio Waves
Wave, EHF
Ultrahigh Frequency Waves - Narrower
Concept UI M0018399
Preferred term Ultrahigh Frequency Waves
Entry term(s) Ultrahigh Frequency Wave
Wave, Ultrahigh Frequency
Microwave Radiation - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000622368
Preferred term Microwave Radiation
Entry term(s) Microwave Radiations
Radiation, Microwave



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