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Struvite MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Struvite
Tree Number(s)
D01.029.260.700.675.374.887
D01.524.775
D01.695.625.675.650.887
Unique ID
D000069877
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000069877
Scope Note
The mineral magnesium ammonium phosphate with the formula NH4MgPO4. It is associated with urea-splitting organisms in a high magnesium, high phosphate, alkaline environment. Accumulation of crystallized struvite is found in the urinary tract as struvite CALCULI and as scale on sewage system equipment and wastewater pipes.
Entry Term(s)
Ammonium Magnesium Phosphate
Dittmarite
Magnesium Ammonium Phosphate
Magnesium Ammonium Phosphate Hexahydrate
Magnesium Ammonium Phosphate Monohydrate
Struvite (H3PO4-NH4-Mg (1:1:1))
Struvite Crystal
Struvite Crystals
Registry Number
AW3EJL1462
Related Numbers
15490-91-2
76YP0J930V
7785-21-9
Previous Indexing
Magnesium Compounds (1963-2016)
Phosphates (1963-2016)
See Also
Staghorn Calculi
Public MeSH Note
2017; STRUVITE was indexed under MAGNESIUM COMPOUNDS 1994-2016, AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS 1974-1981, MAGNESIUM 1974-1983, and under PHOSPHATES 1974-2016
History Note
2017 (1974)
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/08
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Struvite Preferred
Magnesium Ammonium Phosphate Broader
Struvite (H3PO4-NH4-Mg (1:1:1)) Narrower
Dittmarite Narrower
Magnesium Ammonium Phosphate Hexahydrate Narrower
Magnesium Ammonium Phosphate Monohydrate Narrower
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