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Descriptor English: Tear Gases
Descriptor Spanish: Gases Lacrimógenos
Descriptor Portuguese: Gases Lacrimogênios
Descriptor French: Gaz lacrymogènes
Entry term(s): Gas, Tear
Tear Gas
Tree number(s): D27.720.821.500
D27.888.569.734.500
J01.637.870.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013665
Scope note: Gases that irritate the eyes, throat, or skin. Severe lacrimation develops upon irritation of the eyes.
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73(68)
DeCS ID: 14044
Unique ID: D013665
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Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/05/31
Tear Gases - Preferred
Concept UI M0021091
Scope note Gases that irritate the eyes, throat, or skin. Severe lacrimation develops upon irritation of the eyes.
Preferred term Tear Gases
Entry term(s) Gas, Tear
Tear Gas



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