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Microplastics MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Microplastics
Tree Number(s)
D05.750.716.294
D25.720.716.294
J01.637.051.720.716.294
Unique ID
D000080545
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000080545
Scope Note
Plastic particles, less than 5 millimeters in diameter, that are generated from the degradation of larger pieces or are manufactured to be microstructures or smaller.
Entry Term(s)
Mesoplastics
Plastic Microparticles
Plastic Nanoparticles
Previous Indexing
Plastics (2006-2019)
See Also
Microspheres
Public MeSH Note
2020
History Note
2020
Date Established
2020/01/01
Date of Entry
2019/07/09
Revision Date
2019/07/08
Microplastics Preferred
Mesoplastics Related
Plastic Nanoparticles Narrower
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