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Plutonium MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Plutonium
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.271.100.700
D01.268.556.700
D01.496.749.305.100.700
D01.552.020.734
D01.552.544.700
Unique ID
D011005
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011005
Scope Note
A naturally radioactive element of the actinide metals series. It has the atomic symbol Pu, and atomic number 94. Plutonium is used as a nuclear fuel, to produce radioisotopes for research, in radionuclide batteries for pacemakers, and as the agent of fission in nuclear weapons.
Registry Number
53023GN24M
Related Numbers
7440-07-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Plutonium
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/04/25
Plutonium Preferred
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