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Asbestos, Serpentine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Asbestos, Serpentine
Tree Number(s)
D01.524.500.050
D01.578.725.050.075
D01.578.725.500.050
D01.837.725.700.760.070.110
D01.837.725.700.760.535.400
Unique ID
D017632
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017632
Annotation
serpentine refers to the mottled or spotted surface resembling a serpent's skin
Scope Note
A type of asbestos that occurs in nature as the dihydrate of magnesium silicate. It exists in two forms: antigorite, a plated variety, and chrysotile, a fibrous variety. The latter makes up 95% of all asbestos products. (From Merck Index, 11th ed, p.893)
Entry Term(s)
Antigorite
Asbestos, Serpentine, Chrysotile (Mg3(OH)4(Si2O5))
Chrysotile
Serpentine (Mineral)
Serpentine Asbestos
Registry Number
0
Related Numbers
12001-29-5
12135-86-3
Previous Indexing
Asbestos (1969-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94; CHRYSOTILE was indexed under ASBESTOS 1974-93
Online Note
use ASBESTOS, SERPENTINE (NM) to search CHRYSOTILE 1980-93
History Note
94; CHRYSOTILE was (NM) 1974-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/16
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Asbestos, Serpentine Preferred
Asbestos, Serpentine, Chrysotile (Mg3(OH)4(Si2O5)) Narrower
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