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Ethylene Glycols MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ethylene Glycols
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.455.250
Unique ID
D005026
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005026
Annotation
ETHYLENE GLYCOL is also available
Scope Note
An ethylene compound with two hydroxy groups (-OH) located on adjacent carbons. They are viscous and colorless liquids. Some are used as anesthetics or hypnotics. However, the class is best known for their use as a coolant or antifreeze.
Entry Term(s)
Dihydroxyethanes
Ethanediols
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Glycols (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
75; was ETHYLENE GLYCOL see under GLYCOLS 1963-74
Online Note
search GLYCOLS 1966-74
History Note
75; was ETHYLENE GLYCOL see under GLYCOLS 1963-74
Date Established
1975/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Ethylene Glycols Preferred
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