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Nitrogen Dioxide MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nitrogen Dioxide
Tree Number(s)
D01.362.635.600
D01.625.550.525
D01.650.550.587.625
Unique ID
D009585
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009585
Annotation
a highly poisonous gas
Scope Note
Nitrogen oxide (NO2). A highly poisonous gas. Exposure produces inflammation of lungs that may only cause slight pain or pass unnoticed, but resulting edema several days later may cause death. (From Merck, 11th ed) It is a major atmospheric pollutant that is able to absorb UV light that does not reach the earth's surface.
Entry Term(s)
Nitrogen Peroxide
Pharm Action
Oxidants, Photochemical
Registry Number
S7G510RUBH
Related Numbers
10102-44-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Nitrogen oxide (NO2)
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65(63)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Nitrogen Dioxide Preferred
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