Search
Descriptor English: Polyesters
Descriptor Spanish: Poliésteres
Descriptor Portuguese: Poliésteres
Descriptor French: Polyesters
Entry term(s): Polyester
Tree number(s): D05.750.728
D25.720.728
J01.637.051.720.728
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011091
Scope note: Polymers of organic acids and alcohols, with ester linkages--usually polyethylene terephthalate; can be cured into hard plastic, films or tapes, or fibers which can be woven into fabrics, meshes or velours.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Previous Indexing: Polymers (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note: 77
History Note: 77
DeCS ID: 11526
Unique ID: D011091
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/04/13
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Polyesters - Preferred
Concept UI M0017173
Scope note Polymers of organic acids and alcohols, with ester linkages--usually polyethylene terephthalate; can be cured into hard plastic, films or tapes, or fibers which can be woven into fabrics, meshes or velours.
Preferred term Polyesters
Entry term(s) Polyester



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey