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Descriptor English: Polypropylenes
Descriptor Spanish: Polipropilenos
Descriptor Portuguese: Polipropilenos
Descriptor French: Polypropylènes
Entry term(s): Hostalen
Marlex
Marlex Polypropylene
Polymers, Propene
Polymers, Propylene
Polypro
Polypropylene
Polypropylene, Marlex
Prolene
Propene Polymers
Propylene Polymers
Tree number(s): D02.455.326.271.665.590
D05.750.716.550
D25.720.716.550
J01.637.051.720.716.550
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011126
Scope note: Propylene or propene polymers. Thermoplastics that can be extruded into fibers, films or solid forms. They are used as a copolymer in plastics, especially polyethylene. The fibers are used for fabrics, filters and surgical sutures.
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
Previous Indexing: Alkenes (1972-1974)
Polymers (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 1991; see PLASTICS 1975-1990; MARLEX was indexed under POLYETHYLENES & POLYPROPYLENES 1983-1999 & POLYMERS 1978-1982
History Note: 1991(1975); for MARLEX use PLASTIPORE (NM) 1978-1999
DeCS ID: 11563
Unique ID: D011126
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Polypropylenes - Preferred
Concept UI M0017239
Scope note Propylene or propene polymers. Thermoplastics that can be extruded into fibers, films or solid forms. They are used as a copolymer in plastics, especially polyethylene. The fibers are used for fabrics, filters and surgical sutures.
Preferred term Polypropylenes
Entry term(s) Polymers, Propene
Polymers, Propylene
Polypropylene
Propene Polymers
Propylene Polymers
Prolene - Narrower
Concept UI M0351808
Preferred term Prolene
Polypro - Narrower
Concept UI M0337709
Preferred term Polypro
Hostalen - Narrower
Concept UI M0337708
Preferred term Hostalen
Marlex - Narrower
Concept UI M0066837
Preferred term Marlex
Entry term(s) Marlex Polypropylene
Polypropylene, Marlex



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