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Descriptor in English: Polymers
Descriptor in Spanish: Polímeros
Descriptor in Portuguese: Polímeros
Descriptor in French: Polymères
Entry term(s): Polymer
Tree number(s): D05.750
D25.720
J01.637.051.720
SP4.021.202.133.689.460
SP4.097.102
Scope note: Compounds formed by the joining of smaller, usually repeating, units linked by covalent bonds. These compounds often form large macromolecules (e.g., BIOPOLYMERS; PLASTICS).
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
History Note: was in Cat D & J 1975-82, was in Cat D only 1963-74
DeCS UI: 11545
Descriptor UI: D011108
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Polymers - Preferred
Concept UI M0017208
Scope note Compounds formed by the joining of smaller, usually repeating, units linked by covalent bonds. These compounds often form large macromolecules (e.g., BIOPOLYMERS; PLASTICS).
Preferred term Polymers
Entry term(s) Polymer



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