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Meteoroids MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Meteoroids
Tree Number(s)
G01.060.075.500
Unique ID
D019110
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019110
Scope Note
Any solid objects moving in interplanetary space that are smaller than a planet or asteroid but larger than a molecule. Meteorites are any meteoroid that has fallen to a planetary surface. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Carbonaceous Chondrites
Chondrites
Comets (Astronomy)
Meteorites
Meteors
Previous Indexing
Astronomy (1966-1994)
Solar System (1995)
Public MeSH Note
96; was see SOLAR SYSTEM 1995
Online Note
use SOLAR SYSTEM to search METEOROIDS 1995
History Note
96; was see SOLAR SYSTEM 1995
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/06/05
Revision Date
2016/06/17

No Qualifiers
Meteoroids Preferred
Chondrites Narrower
Comets (Astronomy) Related
Meteorites Related
Meteors Related
Carbonaceous Chondrites Narrower
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