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Descriptor English: Organic Chemicals
Descriptor Spanish: Compuestos Orgánicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Compostos Orgânicos
Descriptor French: Composés chimiques organiques
Entry term(s): Chemical, Organic
Chemicals, Organic
Organic Chemical
Tree number(s): D02
SP4.097.036
SP8.473.654.412.052.016.010
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009930
Scope note: A broad class of substances containing carbon and its derivatives. Many of these chemicals will frequently contain hydrogen with or without oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur, phosphorus, and other elements. They exist in either carbon chain or carbon ring form.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specific groups or specific chemicals
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Public MeSH Note: 98
History Note: 98; use explode 1967-97
DeCS ID: 10108
Unique ID: D009930
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Organic Chemicals - Preferred
Concept UI M0015401
Scope note A broad class of substances containing carbon and its derivatives. Many of these chemicals will frequently contain hydrogen with or without oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur, phosphorus, and other elements. They exist in either carbon chain or carbon ring form.
Preferred term Organic Chemicals
Entry term(s) Chemical, Organic
Chemicals, Organic
Organic Chemical



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