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Descriptor English: Trichloroethylene
Descriptor Spanish: Tricloroetileno
Descriptor tricloroetileno
Entry term(s) tricloruro de etinilo
Scope note: Anestésico inhalante muy volátil utilizado principalmete en procedimientos quirúrgicos cortos donde se requiere una anestesia ligera con buena analgesia. Se utiliza también como solvente industrial. La exposición prolongada a elevadas concentraciones del vapor puede llevar a cardiotoxicidad y daño neurológico.
Descriptor Portuguese: Tricloroetileno
Descriptor French: Trichloroéthylène
Entry term(s): Ethinyl Trichloride
Trichloride, Ethinyl
Trichloroethene
Trielina
Trilene
Tree number(s): D02.455.526.439.939
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014241
Scope note: A highly volatile inhalation anesthetic used mainly in short surgical procedures where light anesthesia with good analgesia is required. It is also used as an industrial solvent. Prolonged exposure to high concentrations of the vapor can lead to cardiotoxicity and neurological impairment.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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: Solvents
Anesthetics, Inhalation
Registry Number: 290YE8AR51
CAS Type 1 Name: Ethene, trichloro-
DeCS ID: 14639
Unique ID: D014241
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Trichloroethylene - Preferred
Concept UI M0021923
Scope note A highly volatile inhalation anesthetic used mainly in short surgical procedures where light anesthesia with good analgesia is required. It is also used as an industrial solvent. Prolonged exposure to high concentrations of the vapor can lead to cardiotoxicity and neurological impairment.
Preferred term Trichloroethylene
Entry term(s) Ethinyl Trichloride
Trichloride, Ethinyl
Trichloroethene
Trielina - Narrower
Concept UI M0351890
Preferred term Trielina
Trilene - Narrower
Concept UI M0351889
Preferred term Trilene



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