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Dimethylpolysiloxanes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dimethylpolysiloxanes
Tree Number(s)
D02.756.650.700.150
D05.750.900.850.150
D25.720.900.850.150
J01.637.051.720.900.850.150
Unique ID
D004129
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004129
Scope Note
Silicone polymers which consist of silicon atoms substituted with methyl groups and linked by oxygen atoms. They comprise a series of biocompatible materials used as liquids, gels or solids; as film for artificial membranes, gels for implants, and liquids for drug vehicles; and as antifoaming agents.
Entry Term(s)
Dimethylsiloxanes
Polydimethylsiloxanes
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Silicone Elastomers (1972-1974)
Silicones (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under SILICONES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under SILICONES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2019/06/27
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