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Descriptor English: Siloxanes
Descriptor Spanish: Siloxanos
Descriptor Portuguese: Siloxanas
Descriptor French: Siloxanes
Entry term(s): Polysiloxane
Polysiloxanes
Siloxane
Tree number(s): D01.837.800
D02.756.650
D05.750.900
D25.720.900
J01.637.051.720.900
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012833
Scope note: Silicon polymers that contain alternate silicon and oxygen atoms in linear or cyclic molecular structures.
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
Previous Indexing: Silicones (1968-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under SILICONES 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under SILICONES 1975-90
DeCS ID: 13213
Unique ID: D012833
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Siloxanes - Preferred
Concept UI M0019866
Scope note Silicon polymers that contain alternate silicon and oxygen atoms in linear or cyclic molecular structures.
Preferred term Siloxanes
Entry term(s) Polysiloxane
Polysiloxanes
Siloxane



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