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Fluorides MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fluorides
Tree Number(s)
D01.248.497.158.380
D01.303.350.300
Unique ID
D005459
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005459
Annotation
only for inorganic cpds or fluoride ion; /‌admin: consider also FLUORIDES, TOPICAL
Scope Note
Inorganic salts of hydrofluoric acid, HF, in which the fluorine atom is in the -1 oxidation state. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed) Sodium and stannous salts are commonly used in dentifrices.
Entry Term(s)
Fluoride
Pharm Action
Cariostatic Agents
Registry Number
Q80VPU408O
NLM Classification #
QV 282
See Also
Fluorides, Topical
Fluorosis, Dental
Entry Combination
poisoning:Fluoride Poisoning
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Fluorides Preferred
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