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Metals, Heavy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Metals, Heavy
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.556
D01.552.544
Unique ID
D019216
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019216
Annotation
general; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Metals with high specific gravity, typically larger than 5. They have complex spectra, form colored salts and double salts, have a low electrode potential, are mainly amphoteric, yield weak bases and weak acids, and are oxidizing or reducing agents (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Heavy Metal
Heavy Metals
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Metals or specifics (1966-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97
Online Note
pre-explosion - METALS, HEAVY (PX)
History Note
97
Entry Combination
poisoning:Heavy Metal Poisoning
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/20
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Metals, Heavy Preferred
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