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Central Nervous System Depressants MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Central Nervous System Depressants
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.696.277
D27.505.954.427.210
Unique ID
D002492
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002492
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
A very loosely defined group of drugs that tend to reduce the activity of the central nervous system. The major groups included here are ethyl alcohol, anesthetics, hypnotics and sedatives, narcotics, and tranquilizing agents (antipsychotics and antianxiety agents).
Entry Version
CNS DEPRESS
Entry Term(s)
CNS Depressants
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
79
Online Note
consider also CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM /DE + DEPRESSION, CHEMICAL or BRAIN /DE + DEPRESSION, CHEMICAL
History Note
79; was NON MESH before 1979
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/05/24
Central Nervous System Depressants Preferred
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