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Calcium Carbonate MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Calcium Carbonate
Tree Number(s)
D01.146.275
D01.200.275.150.150
D01.578.200
Unique ID
D002119
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002119
Annotation
occurs in nature as chalk, limestone or marble; used in med as a buffer in hemodialysis
Scope Note
Carbonic acid calcium salt (CaCO3). An odorless, tasteless powder or crystal that occurs in nature. It is used therapeutically as a phosphate buffer in hemodialysis patients and as a calcium supplement.
Entry Term(s)
Aragonite
Calcite
Chalk
Limestone
Marble
Milk of Calcium
Vaterite
Pharm Action
Antacids
Registry Number
H0G9379FGK
Related Numbers
471-34-1
CAS Type 1 Name
Carbonic acid calcium salt (1:1)
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Calcium Carbonate Preferred
Aragonite Broader
Vaterite Broader
Calcite Broader
Limestone Narrower
Marble Narrower
Milk of Calcium Narrower
Chalk Related
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