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Descriptor in English: Tellurium
Descriptor in Spanish: Telurio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Telúrio
Descriptor in French: Tellure
Tree number(s): D01.268.185.950
D01.268.513.968
Scope note: An element that is a member of the chalcogen family. It has the atomic symbol Te, atomic number 52, and atomic weight 127.60. It has been used as a coloring agent and in the manufacture of electrical equipment. Exposure may cause nausea, vomiting, and CNS depression.
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
DeCS UI: 14069
Descriptor UI: D013691
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/05
Tellurium - Preferred
Concept UI M0021135
Scope note An element that is a member of the chalcogen family. It has the atomic symbol Te, atomic number 52, and atomic weight 127.60. It has been used as a coloring agent and in the manufacture of electrical equipment. Exposure may cause nausea, vomiting, and CNS depression.
Preferred term Tellurium



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