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Exobiology MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Exobiology
Tree Number(s)
H01.158.273.295
Unique ID
D018559
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018559
Annotation
the discipline (education, history, etc) only; may also be used for articles about the possibility of extraterrestrial life
Scope Note
The interdisciplinary science that studies evolutionary biology, including the origin and evolution of the major elements required for life, their processing in the interstellar medium and in protostellar systems. This field also includes the study of chemical evolution and the subsequent interactions between evolving biota and planetary evolution as well as the field of biology that deals with the study of extraterrestrial life.
Entry Version
EXOBIOL
Entry Term(s)
Astrobiology
Extraterrestrial Life
Space Biology
See Also
Extraterrestrial Environment
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/07
Revision Date
2019/07/08
Exobiology Preferred
Astrobiology Narrower
Extraterrestrial Life Related
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