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Alcohols MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Alcohols
Tree Number(s)
D02.033
Unique ID
D000438
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000438
Annotation
do not use for "alcohol" ( = ETHANOL); diols = GLYCOLS; hypophysectomy by alcohol (ethanol) injection = HYPOPHYSECTOMY, CHEMICAL & do not index under ETHANOL unless particularly discussed
Scope Note
Alkyl compounds containing a hydroxyl group. They are classified according to relation of the carbon atom: primary alcohols, R-CH2OH; secondary alcohols, R2-CHOH; tertiary alcohols, R3-COH. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Registry Number
0
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Alcohols Preferred
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