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Descriptor in English: Selenium
Descriptor in Spanish: Selenio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Selênio
Descriptor in French: Sélénium
Entry term(s): Selenium (Homeopathy)
Selenium 80
Selenium metallicum
Selenium-80
Tree number(s): D01.268.185.850
D01.578.700
HP4.018.685.439
SP4.097.063.979
Scope note: An element with the atomic symbol Se, atomic number 34, and atomic weight 78.97. It is an essential micronutrient for mammals and other animals but is toxic in large amounts. Selenium protects intracellular structures against oxidative damage. It is an essential component of GLUTATHIONE PEROXIDASE.
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
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
See also the descriptors: Selenium Radioisotopes MeSH
DeCS UI: 13027
Descriptor UI: D012643
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/05
Selenium - Preferred
Concept UI M0019604
Scope note An element with the atomic symbol Se, atomic number 34, and atomic weight 78.97. It is an essential micronutrient for mammals and other animals but is toxic in large amounts. Selenium protects intracellular structures against oxidative damage. It is an essential component of GLUTATHIONE PEROXIDASE.
Preferred term Selenium
Entry term(s) Selenium 80
Selenium-80
Selenium (Homeopathy) - Narrower
Concept UI FD00059933
Scope note Homeopathic remedy. Selenium metallicum. Abbreviation: "sel.". Chemical origin. Substance used: selenium. Note: P.S.- There is pathogenetic study for this substance.
Preferred term Selenium (Homeopathy)
Entry term(s) Selenium metallicum



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