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Descriptor English: Sulfur Dioxide
Descriptor Spanish: Dióxido de Azufre
Descriptor Portuguese: Dióxido de Enxofre
Descriptor French: Dioxyde de soufre
Entry term(s): Sulfurous Anhydride
Tree number(s): D01.362.810
D01.650.550.850.925
D01.875.825.925
SP4.097.039.779.530.321
SP4.102.072.092.693.100.449.310.306.072
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013458
Scope note: A highly toxic, colorless, nonflammable gas. It is used as a pharmaceutical aid and antioxidant. It is also an environmental air pollutant.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Air Pollutants
Registry Number: 0UZA3422Q4
Public MeSH Note: 66
History Note: 66(64)
DeCS ID: 13846
Unique ID: D013458
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/09/13
Sulfur Dioxide - Preferred
Concept UI M0020801
Scope note A highly toxic, colorless, nonflammable gas. It is used as a pharmaceutical aid and antioxidant. It is also an environmental air pollutant.
Preferred term Sulfur Dioxide
Entry term(s) Sulfurous Anhydride



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