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Emulsions MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Emulsions
Tree Number(s)
D20.280.260
D26.255.165.260
Unique ID
D004655
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004655
Annotation
IM general only; coordinate NIM with specific drug; FAT EMULSIONS, INTRAVENOUS is also available
Scope Note
Colloids formed by the combination of two immiscible liquids such as oil and water. Lipid-in-water emulsions are usually liquid, like milk or lotion. Water-in-lipid emulsions tend to be creams. The formation of emulsions may be aided by amphiphatic molecules that surround one component of the system to form MICELLES.
Entry Term(s)
Emulsion
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 786.5.C7
See Also
Emulsifying Agents
Micelles
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/04/09
Emulsions Preferred
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