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Metallurgy MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Metallurgy
Tree Number(s)
J01.576.655.875.400
Unique ID
D008669
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008669
Annotation
note entry term HEAVY INDUSTRIES for iron, steel, etc., industries; in dental literature, the working & manipulation of metals for orthodontic or prosthodontic appliances is probably DENTAL SOLDERING but if not soldering, coordinate specific appliance with METALLURGY (NIM)
Scope Note
The science, art, or technology dealing with processes involved in the separation of metals from their ores, the technique of making or compounding the alloys, the techniques of working or heat-treating metals, and the mining of metals. It includes industrial metallurgy as well as metallurgical techniques employed in the preparation and working of metals used in dentistry, with special reference to orthodontic and prosthodontic appliances. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p494)
Entry Term(s)
Heavy Industries
Industries, Heavy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Metallurgy Preferred
Industries, Heavy Narrower
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