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Arsenic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Arsenic
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.513.249
Unique ID
D001151
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001151
Scope Note
A shiny gray element with atomic symbol As, atomic number 33, and atomic weight 75. It occurs throughout the universe, mostly in the form of metallic arsenides. Most forms are toxic. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), arsenic and certain arsenic compounds have been listed as known carcinogens. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Arsenic-75
Registry Number
N712M78A8G
Related Numbers
7440-38-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Arsenic
NLM Classification #
QV 294
Entry Combination
poisoning:Arsenic Poisoning
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/07/03
Arsenic Preferred
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