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Descriptor English:   Electrolytes 
Descriptor Spanish:   Electrólitos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Eletrólitos 
Tree Number:   D01.248
Definition English:   Substances that dissociate into two or more ions, to some extent, in water. Solutions of electrolytes thus conduct an electric current and can be decomposed by it (ELECTROLYSIS). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed) 
Indexing Annotation English:   GEN: prefer specifics but use for more than three; /ther use: consider also ORAL REHYDRATION THERAPY see FLUID THERAPY
See Related English:   Fluid Therapy
Water-Electrolyte Balance
Water-Electrolyte Imbalance
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   4645 
Unique Identifier:   D004573 

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