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Descriptor in English: Arsenic
Descriptor in Spanish: Arsénico
Descriptor in Portuguese: Arsênico
Descriptor in French: Arsenic
Entry term(s): Arsenic 75
Arsenic-75
Tree number(s): D01.268.513.249
SP4.097.063.809
Scope note: A shiny gray element with atomic symbol As, atomic number 33, and atomic weight 75. It occurs throughout the universe, mostly in the form of metallic arsenides. Most forms are toxic. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), arsenic and certain arsenic compounds have been listed as known carcinogens. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
DF deficiency
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
DeCS UI: 1157
Descriptor UI: D001151
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/03
Arsenic - Preferred
Concept UI M0001723
Scope note A shiny gray element with atomic symbol As, atomic number 33, and atomic weight 75. It occurs throughout the universe, mostly in the form of metallic arsenides. Most forms are toxic. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), arsenic and certain arsenic compounds have been listed as known carcinogens. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Preferred term Arsenic
Entry term(s) Arsenic 75
Arsenic-75



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