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Descriptor English: Nuclear Fusion
Descriptor Spanish: Fusión Nuclear
Descriptor Portuguese: Fusão Nuclear
Descriptor French: Fusion nucléaire
Entry term(s): Fusion, Nuclear
Fusions, Nuclear
Nuclear Fusions
Tree number(s): G01.536.652
N06.230.132.580.520
SP8.473.654.412.062.113
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009681
Scope note: Thermonuclear reaction in which the nuclei of an element of low atomic weight unite under extremely high temperature and pressure to form a nucleus of a heavier atom.
Annotation: do not confuse with NUCLEAR FISSION
Previous Indexing: Nuclear Energy (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under NUCLEAR ENERGY 1982-90; was see under ATOMIC ENERGY 1975-81; was in Cat H only 1971-81
Online Note: use NUCLEAR ENERGY to search NUCLEAR FUSION 1971-74 (as Prov)
History Note: 91(71); was see under NUCLEAR ENERGY 1982-90; was see under ATOMIC ENERGY 1975-81; was Prov 1971-74; was in Cat H only 1971-81
DeCS ID: 9869
Unique ID: D009681
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Nuclear Fusion - Preferred
Concept UI M0015032
Scope note Thermonuclear reaction in which the nuclei of an element of low atomic weight unite under extremely high temperature and pressure to form a nucleus of a heavier atom.
Preferred term Nuclear Fusion
Entry term(s) Fusion, Nuclear
Fusions, Nuclear
Nuclear Fusions



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