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Fluorine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fluorine
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.380.300
Unique ID
D005461
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005461
Annotation
if discussed as a trace element, coordinate with TRACE ELEMENTS
Scope Note
A nonmetallic, diatomic gas that is a trace element and member of the halogen family. It is used in dentistry as fluoride (FLUORIDES) to prevent dental caries.
Entry Term(s)
Fluorine-19
Registry Number
284SYP0193
Related Numbers
7782-41-4
CAS Type 1 Name
Fluorine
See Also
Fluorine Radioisotopes
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/07/03
Fluorine Preferred
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