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Electrons MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Electrons
Tree Number(s)
G01.249.335
G01.358.500.750
Unique ID
D004583
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004583
Annotation
elementary particles; IM
Scope Note
Stable elementary particles having the smallest known negative charge, present in all elements; also called negatrons. Positively charged electrons are called positrons. The numbers, energies and arrangement of electrons around atomic nuclei determine the chemical identities of elements. Beams of electrons are called CATHODE RAYS.
Entry Term(s)
Fast Electrons
Negatrons
Positrons
See Also
Beta Particles
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Electrons Preferred
Positrons Related
Fast Electrons Narrower
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