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Descriptor English: Motion
Descriptor Spanish: Movimiento (Física)
Descriptor Portuguese: Movimento (Física)
Descriptor French: Déplacement
Entry term(s): Motions
Tree number(s): G01.482
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009038
Scope note: Physical motion, i.e., a change in position of a body or subject as a result of an external force. It is distinguished from MOVEMENT, a process resulting from biological activity.
Annotation: a concept in physics; differentiate from MOVEMENT, a physiological concept
Previous Indexing: Acceleration (1966-1967)
Kinetics (1966-1967)
Movement (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68; was see under MOVEMENT 1963-67
Online Note: search MOVEMENT 1966-67
History Note: 68; was see under MOVEMENT 1963-67
Related: Movement MeSH
DeCS ID: 9230
Unique ID: D009038
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Motion - Preferred
Concept UI M0014099
Scope note Physical motion, i.e., a change in position of a body or subject as a result of an external force. It is distinguished from MOVEMENT, a process resulting from biological activity.
Preferred term Motion
Entry term(s) Motions



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