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Polyethylenes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Polyethylenes
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.271.665.550
D05.750.716.507
D25.720.716.507
J01.637.051.720.716.507
Unique ID
D011095
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011095
Annotation
POLYETHYLENE is available
Scope Note
Synthetic thermoplastics that are tough, flexible, inert, and resistant to chemicals and electrical current. They are often used as biocompatible materials for prostheses and implants.
Entry Term(s)
Ethene Homopolymers
Ethylene Polymers
Registry Number
0
CAS Type 1 Name
Ethylene Homopolymers
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Polyethylene
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Polyethylenes Preferred
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