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Asbestos, Amphibole MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Asbestos, Amphibole
Tree Number(s)
D01.578.725.050.050
D01.837.725.700.760.070.050
Unique ID
D017636
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017636
Scope Note
A class of asbestos that includes silicates of magnesium, iron, calcium, and sodium. The fibers are generally brittle and cannot be spun, but are more resistant to chemicals and heat than ASBESTOS, SERPENTINE. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 11th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Amphibole
Amphibole Asbestos
Amphiboles
Asbestos, Amphibole-group Minerals
Registry Number
0
Related Numbers
1318-09-8
Previous Indexing
Asbestos (1979-1993)
Silicon Dioxide (1979-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94; AMPHIBOLES was indexed under SILICA 1979-93
Online Note
use ASBESTOS, AMPHIBOLE (NM) to search AMPHIBOLES 1980-93
History Note
94; was AMPHIBOLES (NM) 1979-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/21
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Asbestos, Amphibole Preferred
Amphiboles Broader
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