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Life Support Systems MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Life Support Systems
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do not confuse with LIFE SUPPORT CARE: read MeSH definition
Scope Note
Systems that provide all or most of the items necessary for maintaining life and health. Provisions are made for the supplying of oxygen, food, water, temperature and pressure control, disposition of carbon dioxide and body waste. The milieu may be a spacecraft, a submarine, or the surface of the moon. In medical care, usually under hospital conditions, LIFE SUPPORT CARE is available. (From Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary)
NLM Classification #
WD 756
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Public MeSH Note
91; was see under SEALED CABIN ECOLOGY 1966-90
History Note
91(66); was see under SEALED CABIN ECOLOGY 1966-90
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Life Support Systems Preferred
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