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Silicones MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Silicones
Tree Number(s)
D02.756.650.700
D05.750.900.850
D25.720.900.850
J01.637.051.720.900.850
Unique ID
D012828
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012828
Annotation
in breast implants use SILICONE GELS or SILICONE ELASTOMERS; do not confuse with SILICON
Scope Note
A broad family of synthetic organosiloxane polymers containing a repeating silicon-oxygen backbone with organic side groups attached via carbon-silicon bonds. Depending on their structure, they are classified as liquids, gels, and elastomers. (From Merck Index, 12th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Silicone
Registry Number
0
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/27
Silicones Preferred
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