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Descriptor English: Apatites
Descriptor Spanish: Apatitas
Descriptor Portuguese: Apatitas
Descriptor French: Apatites
Entry term(s): Apatite
Tree number(s): D01.029.260.700.675.374.075.025
D01.146.360.050
D01.578.122
D01.695.625.675.650.075.025
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001031
Scope note: A group of phosphate minerals that includes ten mineral species and has the general formula X5(YO4)3Z, where X is usually calcium or lead, Y is phosphorus or arsenic, and Z is chlorine, fluorine, or OH-. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Annotation: a group of phosphate minerals
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: 66
History Note: 66(64)
DeCS ID: 1036
Unique ID: D001031
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Apatites - Preferred
Concept UI M0001565
Scope note A group of phosphate minerals that includes ten mineral species and has the general formula X5(YO4)3Z, where X is usually calcium or lead, Y is phosphorus or arsenic, and Z is chlorine, fluorine, or OH-. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Preferred term Apatites
Entry term(s) Apatite



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