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Metric System MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Metric System
Tree Number(s)
E05.978.539
Unique ID
D008792
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008792
Scope Note
A system of units used in scientific work throughout the world and employed in general commercial transactions and engineering applications. Its units of length, time, and mass are the meter, second, and kilogram respectively, or decimal multiples and submultiples thereof. ( McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Metric System Preferred
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