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Descriptor English:   Metals, Heavy 
Descriptor Spanish:   Metales Pesados 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Metais Pesados 
Synonyms English:   Heavy Metals  
Tree Number:   D01.268.556
D01.552.544
SP4.011.087.723.474.315
SP4.011.092.758
SP4.016.177.038.419
Definition English:   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) 
Indexing Annotation English:   general; prefer specifics
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Metals, Heavy/poisoning use Heavy Metal Poisoning
 
See Related English:   Cadmium
Industrial Effluents
Lead
Mercury
Metallic Wastes
Zinc
 
History Note English:   97 
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 RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UR urine  
Record Number:   32965 
Unique Identifier:   D019216 

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