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Descriptor English: Powders
Descriptor Spanish: Polvos
Descriptor Portuguese: Pós
Descriptor French: Poudres
Entry term(s): Powder
Tree number(s): D26.255.779
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011208
Scope note: Substances made up of an aggregation of small particles, as that obtained by grinding or trituration of a solid drug. In pharmacy it is a form in which substances are administered. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Annotation: NIM (no qualifiers) with specific drug IM; /adv eff permitted but use only for the adverse effect of the powder itself and not the drug in powder form
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
DeCS ID: 11646
Unique ID: D011208
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: 2020/05/27
Powders - Preferred
Concept UI M0017411
Scope note Substances made up of an aggregation of small particles, as that obtained by grinding or trituration of a solid drug. In pharmacy it is a form in which substances are administered. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Preferred term Powders
Entry term(s) Powder



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