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Metals MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Metals
Tree Number(s)
D01.552
Unique ID
D008670
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008670
Annotation
general or unspecified: prefer specific metal groups or specific metals; allergic reactions to metals is probably DERMATITIS, CONTACT, not DRUG HYPERSENSITIVITY; METALLOIDS is also available
Scope Note
Electropositive chemical elements characterized by ductility, malleability, luster, and conductance of heat and electricity. They can replace the hydrogen of an acid and form bases with hydroxyl radicals. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Metal
Registry Number
0
See Also
Organometallic Compounds
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Metals Preferred
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