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Descriptor English: Pesticides
Descriptor Spanish: Plaguicidas
Descriptor Portuguese: Praguicidas
Descriptor French: Pesticides
Entry term(s): Pesticide
Tree number(s): D27.720.031.700
D27.888.723
SP4.022.238
SP8.473.654.412.052.080.115.020.020
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010575
Scope note: Chemicals used to destroy pests of any sort. The concept includes fungicides (FUNGICIDES, INDUSTRIAL); INSECTICIDES; RODENTICIDES; etc.
Annotation: general or unspecified only; prefer specific types
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
UR urine
DeCS ID: 10764
Unique ID: D010575
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Pesticides - Preferred
Concept UI M0016433
Scope note Chemicals used to destroy pests of any sort. The concept includes fungicides (FUNGICIDES, INDUSTRIAL); INSECTICIDES; RODENTICIDES; etc.
Preferred term Pesticides
Entry term(s) Pesticide



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