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Descriptor English: Tantalum
Descriptor Spanish: Tantalio
Descriptor Portuguese: Tantálio
Descriptor French: Tantale
Entry term(s): Tantalum 181
Tantalum-181
Tree number(s): D01.268.556.837
D01.268.956.859
D01.552.544.837
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013635
Scope note: A rare metallic element, atomic number 73, atomic weight 180.948, symbol Ta. It is a noncorrosive and malleable metal that has been used for plates or disks to replace cranial defects, for wire sutures, and for making prosthetic devices.
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
Registry Number: 6424HBN274
CAS Type 1 Name: Tantalum
DeCS ID: 14016
Unique ID: D013635
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: 2017/07/05
Tantalum - Preferred
Concept UI M0021035
Scope note A rare metallic element, atomic number 73, atomic weight 180.948, symbol Ta. It is a noncorrosive and malleable metal that has been used for plates or disks to replace cranial defects, for wire sutures, and for making prosthetic devices.
Preferred term Tantalum
Entry term(s) Tantalum 181
Tantalum-181



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