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Descriptor English: Tungsten
Descriptor Spanish: Tungsteno
Descriptor Portuguese: Tungstênio
Descriptor French: Tungstène
Entry term(s): Wolfram
Tree number(s): D01.268.556.887
D01.268.956.882
D01.552.544.887
SP4.097.063.989
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014414
Scope note: A metallic element with the atomic symbol W, atomic number 74, and atomic weight 183.85. It is used in many manufacturing applications, including increasing the hardness, toughness, and tensile strength of steel; manufacture of filaments for incandescent light bulbs; and in contact points for automotive and electrical apparatus.
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: V9306CXO6G
CAS Type 1 Name: Tungsten
DeCS ID: 14813
Unique ID: D014414
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/05
Tungsten - Preferred
Concept UI M0022158
Scope note A metallic element with the atomic symbol W, atomic number 74, and atomic weight 183.85. It is used in many manufacturing applications, including increasing the hardness, toughness, and tensile strength of steel; manufacture of filaments for incandescent light bulbs; and in contact points for automotive and electrical apparatus.
Preferred term Tungsten
Entry term(s) Wolfram



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