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Silicon MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Silicon
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.513.937
Unique ID
D012825
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012825
Annotation
do not confuse with SILICA or SILICONES; lung disease from various silicon dusts = SILICOSIS
Scope Note
A trace element that constitutes about 27.6% of the earth's crust in the form of SILICON DIOXIDE. It does not occur free in nature. Silicon has the atomic symbol Si, atomic number 14, and atomic weight [28.084; 28.086].
Entry Term(s)
Silicon-28
Pharm Action
Trace Elements
Registry Number
Z4152N8IUI
Related Numbers
7440-21-3
See Also
Organosilicon Compounds
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/07/05
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