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Sulfur Hexafluoride MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Sulfur Hexafluoride
Tree Number(s)
D01.303.350.300.900
D01.362.820
D01.875.812
Unique ID
D013459
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013459
Annotation
an inert gas used in resp physiol studies
Scope Note
Sulfur hexafluoride. An inert gas used mainly as a test gas in respiratory physiology. Other uses include its injection in vitreoretinal surgery to restore the vitreous chamber and as a tracer in monitoring the dispersion and deposition of air pollutants.
Registry Number
WS7LR3I1D6
Related Numbers
2551-62-4
CAS Type 1 Name
Sulfur fluoride (SF6), (OC-6-11)-
Previous Indexing
Fluorides (1966-1979)
Gases (1966-1979)
Sulfur (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under FLUORIDES 1980-90
History Note
91(80); was see under FLUORIDES 1980-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/05/25
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Sulfur Hexafluoride Preferred
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