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Radium MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Radium
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.271.770
D01.268.552.775
D01.268.556.775
D01.496.749.305.770
D01.552.539.745
D01.552.544.775
Unique ID
D011883
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011883
Annotation
/ther ‌use: consider CURIETHERAPY see BRACHYTHERAPY
Scope Note
A radioactive element of the alkaline earth series of metals. It has the atomic symbol Ra and atomic number 88. Radium is the product of the disintegration of URANIUM and is present in pitchblende and all ores containing uranium. It is used clinically as a source of beta and gamma-rays in radiotherapy, particularly BRACHYTHERAPY.
Registry Number
W90AYD6R3Q
Related Numbers
7440-14-4
CAS Type 1 Name
Radium
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/07/07
Radium Preferred
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