OBO ID: CHEBI:78433
Term Name: refrigerant Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • refrigerants
Definition: A substance used in a thermodynamic heat pump cycle or refrigeration cycle that undergoes a phase change from a gas to a liquid and back. Refrigerants are used in air-conditioning systems and freezers or refrigerators and are assigned a "R" number (by ASHRAE - formerly the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers), which is determined systematically according to their molecular structure.
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Ontology: Chebi
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