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Oxygen MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Oxygen
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.185.550
D01.362.670
Unique ID
D010100
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010100
Annotation
/metab; consider also OXYGEN CONSUMPTION; /‌physiol for O2 in pulmonary respiration process but tissue respiration = OXYGEN CONSUMPTION; /‌ther use; consider also OXYGEN INHALATION THERAPY or HYPERBARIC OXYGENATION; /‌tox & /‌pois; consider also HYPEROXIA
Scope Note
An element with atomic symbol O, atomic number 8, and atomic weight [15.99903; 15.99977]. It is the most abundant element on earth and essential for respiration.
Entry Term(s)
Dioxygen
Oxygen-16
Registry Number
S88TT14065
Related Numbers
12185-07-8
7782-44-7
CAS Type 1 Name
Oxygen
NLM Classification #
QV 312
See Also
Hyperoxia
Hypoxia
Oxygen Isotopes
Oxygen Radioisotopes
Public MeSH Note
1963; DIOXYGEN was indexed under OXYGEN (NM) 1980-2001
History Note
1963; for DIOXYGEN use OXYGEN (NM) 1980-2001
Entry Combination
deficiency:Hypoxia
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/07/04
Oxygen Preferred
Dioxygen Related
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