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Polyethylene Glycols MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Polyethylene Glycols
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.455.250.700
D05.750.741
D25.720.741
J01.637.051.720.741
Unique ID
D011092
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011092
Scope Note
Polymers of ETHYLENE OXIDE and water, and their ethers. They vary in consistency from liquid to solid depending on the molecular weight indicated by a number following the name. They are used as SURFACTANTS, dispersing agents, solvents, ointment and suppository bases, vehicles, and tablet excipients. Some specific groups are NONOXYNOLS, OCTOXYNOLS, and POLOXAMERS.
Entry Term(s)
Carbowax
Macrogol
Macrogols
Polyethylene Glycol
Polyethylene Oxide
Polyethyleneoxide
Polyglycol
Polyoxyethylenes
Pharm Action
Solvents
Surface-Active Agents
Registry Number
3WJQ0SDW1A
Public MeSH Note
74; TRITONS was heading 1975-82, was see under AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS 1975-78, was see under SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS 1963-74
Online Note
to search TRITONS use POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 1975-82 & SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS 1966-74
History Note
74; TRITONS was heading 1975-82, was see under AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS 1975-78, was see under SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS 1963-74
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/10/10
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