Search
Descriptor English: Arsenic
Descriptor Spanish: Arsénico
Descriptor Portuguese: Arsênio
Descriptor French: Arsenic
Entry term(s): Arsenic 75
Arsenic-75
Tree number(s): D01.268.513.249
SP4.097.063.809
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001151
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
Entry Combination: poisoning:Arsenic Poisoning
Registry Number: N712M78A8G
CAS Type 1 Name: Arsenic
DeCS ID: 1157
Unique ID: D001151
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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



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