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Reference Standards
MeSH HeadingReference Standards
Tree NumberE05.978.808
AnnotationNIM with specific subject (IM) with / stand if permitted by category; no qualif; differentiate from REFERENCE VALUES: REFERENCE STANDARDS = basis of value or standard for a measurement, REFERENCE VALUES = range or frequency distribution of a measurement
Scope NoteA basis of value established for the measure of quantity, weight, extent or quality, e.g. weight standards, standard solutions, methods, techniques, and procedures used in diagnosis and therapy.
Entry TermPreparations, Standard
Entry TermStandard Preparations
Entry TermStandardization
Entry TermStandards
Entry TermStandards, Reference
History Note79
Date of Entry19780324
Unique IDD012015

MeSH Tree Structures

Investigative Techniques [E05]
   Weights and Measures [E05.978]
Calibration [E05.978.155]
International System of Units [E05.978.507]
Metric System [E05.978.539]
Quartz Crystal Microbalance Techniques [E05.978.673]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeReference Standards [E05.978.808]
Fiducial Markers [E05.978.808.249]
Growth Charts [E05.978.808.500]
Reference Values [E05.978.810]

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