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Coriolis Force MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Coriolis Force
Tree Number(s)
G01.482.311
Unique ID
D003312
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003312
Scope Note
The apparent deflection (Coriolis acceleration) of a body in motion with respect to the earth, as seen by an observer on the earth, attributed to a fictitious force (Coriolis force) but actually caused by the rotation of the earth. In a medical context it refers to the physiological effects (nausea, vertigo, dizziness, etc.) felt by a person moving radially in a rotating system, as a rotating space station. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed & McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Coriolis Acceleration
Coriolis Effect
Coriolis Stimulation
Public MeSH Note
70
Online Note
use CORIOLIS FORCE to search CORIOLIS EFFECT 1966-69 (as Prov)
History Note
70; was CORIOLIS EFFECT 1964-69 (Prov)
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/17

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