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Electrolytes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Electrolytes
Tree Number(s)
D01.248
Unique ID
D004573
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004573
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; /‌ther use: consider also ORAL REHYDRATION THERAPY see FLUID THERAPY
Scope Note
Substances that dissociate into two or more ions, to some extent, in water. Solutions of electrolytes thus conduct an electric current and can be decomposed by it (ELECTROLYSIS). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Electrolyte
Registry Number
0
See Also
Fluid Therapy
Water-Electrolyte Balance
Water-Electrolyte Imbalance
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Electrolytes Preferred
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