Descriptor English: Polyglycolic Acid
Descriptor Spanish: Ácido Poliglicólico
Descriptor ácido poliglicólico
Entry term(s) poliglicólido
Scope note: Polímero biocompatible que se utiliza como material de sutura quirúrgica.
Descriptor Portuguese: Ácido Poliglicólico
Descriptor French: Acide polyglycolique
Entry term(s): Biofix
Dexon (Polyester)
Dexon S
Tree number(s): D05.750.728.780
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A biocompatible polymer used as a surgical suture material.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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
Registry Number: 26009-03-0
CAS Type 1 Name: Poly(oxy(1-oxo-1,2-ethanediyl))
Previous Indexing: Glycolates (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73
DeCS ID: 11536
Unique ID: D011100
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Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Polyglycolic Acid - Preferred
Concept UI M0017195
Scope note A biocompatible polymer used as a surgical suture material.
Preferred term Polyglycolic Acid
Entry term(s) Polyglycolide
Dexon (Polyester) - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0017196
Preferred term Dexon (Polyester)
Dexon-S - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0017197
Preferred term Dexon-S
Entry term(s) Dexon S
Biofix - Narrower
Concept UI M0373159
Preferred term Biofix

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