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Descriptor English: Rubber
Descriptor Spanish: Goma
Descriptor Portuguese: Borracha
Descriptor French: Caoutchouc
Entry term(s): Elastica
India Rubber
Latex Rubber
Natural Rubber
Natural Rubbers
Plant Rubber
Plant Rubbers
Rubber, Natural
Rubber, Plant
Rubbers, Natural
Rubbers, Plant
Vulcanite
Tree number(s): D25.720.099.750
D25.720.327.840
J01.637.051.720.099.750
J01.637.051.720.327.840
J01.637.412.767
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012408
Scope note: A high-molecular-weight polymeric elastomer derived from the milk juice (LATEX) of HEVEA brasiliensis and other trees and plants. It is a substance that can be stretched at room temperature to at least twice its original length and after releasing the stress, retract rapidly, and recover its original dimensions fully.
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
Registry Number: 9006-04-6
CAS Type 1 Name: Rubber, natural
Online Note: use RUBBER to search LATEX RUBBER 1968-80
History Note: LATEX RUBBER was see under RUBBER 1968-80
Related: Hevea MeSH
Latex MeSH
Latex Hypersensitivity MeSH
DeCS ID: 12783
Unique ID: D012408
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Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Rubber - Preferred
Concept UI M0019289
Scope note A high-molecular-weight polymeric elastomer derived from the milk juice (LATEX) of HEVEA brasiliensis and other trees and plants. It is a substance that can be stretched at room temperature to at least twice its original length and after releasing the stress, retract rapidly, and recover its original dimensions fully.
Preferred term Rubber
Entry term(s) Latex Rubber
Natural Rubber
Natural Rubbers
Plant Rubber
Plant Rubbers
Rubber, Natural
Rubber, Plant
Rubbers, Natural
Rubbers, Plant
India Rubber - Narrower
Concept UI M0333569
Preferred term India Rubber
Vulcanite - Narrower
Concept UI M0019290
Preferred term Vulcanite
Elastica - Narrower
Concept UI M0019291
Preferred term Elastica



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