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Silicone Oils MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Silicone Oils
Tree Number(s)
D02.756.650.700.800
D05.750.900.850.950
D25.720.900.850.950
J01.637.051.720.900.850.950
Unique ID
D012827
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012827
Scope Note
Organic siloxanes which are polymerized to the oily stage. The oils have low surface tension and density less than 1. They are used in industrial applications and in the treatment of retinal detachment, complicated by proliferative vitreoretinopathy.
Entry Term(s)
Silicone Oil
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Silicones (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/06/16
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Silicone Oils Preferred
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