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Water MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Water
Tree Number(s)
D01.045.250.875
D01.248.497.158.459.650
D01.650.550.925
Unique ID
D014867
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014867
Annotation
note specifics; in body or tissue = BODY WATER; / admin: consider also FLUID THERAPY or INFUSIONS, PARENTERAL or REHYDRATION SOLUTIONS; / adv eff: consider also WATER INTOXICATION; / metab must refer to metabolism of exogenous water; / stand: consider also WATER SUPPLY; / ther use: consider HYDROTHERAPY & related terms; / virol = WATER MICROBIOLOGY + specific virus; atmospheric water = HUMIDITY; hardness or softness of water: probably WATER / chem & not also HARDNESS but consider also WATER SOFTENING; water consumption = WATER or WATER SUPPLY if on a wide scale: on a personal level = WATER CONSUMPTION see DRINKING
Scope Note
A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. The chemical formula is hydrogen oxide (H2O). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Hydrogen Oxide
Registry Number
059QF0KO0R
Related Numbers
7732-18-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Water
See Also
Body Water
Fresh Water
Ice
Mineral Waters
Seawater
Steam
Entry Combination
blood:Blood
microbiology:Water Microbiology
poisoning:Water Intoxication
supply & distribution:Water Supply
toxicity:Water Intoxication
urine:Urine
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/23
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