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International System of Units MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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International System of Units
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in titles use diacritics: Système International d'Unites; CATALOGER: Use NAF entry
Scope Note
A system of physical units in which the fundamental quantities are length, time, mass, electric current, temperature, luminous intensity, and amount of substance, and the corresponding units are the meter, second, kilogram, ampere, kelvin, candela, and mole. The system has been given official status and recommended for universal use by the General Conference on Weights and Measures.
Entry Term(s)
SI Units
Systeme International d'Unites
Previous Indexing
Metric System (1974-1978)
Weights and Measures (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under WEIGHTS AND MEASURES 1979-90
History Note
91(79); was see under WEIGHTS AND MEASURES 1979-90
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International System of Units Preferred
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