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Descriptor English: Trace Elements
Descriptor Spanish: Oligoelementos
Descriptor Portuguese: Oligoelementos
Descriptor French: Oligoéléments
Entry term(s): Biometal
Biometals
Element, Trace
Elements, Trace
Mineral, Trace
Minerals, Trace
Trace Element
Trace Metals
Trace Mineral
Trace Minerals
Tree number(s): D01.268.811
D27.505.696.494.555
G07.203.300.681.500.555
J02.500.681.500.555
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014131
Scope note: A group of chemical elements that are needed in minute quantities for the proper growth, development, and physiology of an organism. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Annotation: do not confuse with "tracers" used for detection or with trace amounts of substances in tissue, food, etc.
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
DF deficiency
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
DeCS ID: 14523
Unique ID: D014131
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: 2018/07/02
Trace Elements - Preferred
Concept UI M0021742
Scope note A group of chemical elements that are needed in minute quantities for the proper growth, development, and physiology of an organism. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Preferred term Trace Elements
Entry term(s) Element, Trace
Elements, Trace
Trace Element
Biometals - Narrower
Concept UI M000611552
Preferred term Biometals
Entry term(s) Biometal
Trace Metals
Trace Minerals - Narrower
Concept UI M000611553
Preferred term Trace Minerals
Entry term(s) Mineral, Trace
Minerals, Trace
Trace Mineral



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