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Descriptor in English: Barium
Descriptor in Spanish: Bario
Descriptor in Portuguese: Bário
Descriptor in French: Baryum
Tree number(s): D01.268.552.050
D01.268.556.062
D01.552.539.124
D01.552.544.062
SP4.097.063.819
Scope note: An element of the alkaline earth group of metals. It has an atomic symbol Ba, atomic number 56, and atomic weight 138. All of its acid-soluble salts are poisonous.
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
See also the descriptors: Barium Radioisotopes MeSH
DeCS UI: 1486
Descriptor UI: D001464
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/05
Barium - Preferred
Concept UI M0002178
Scope note An element of the alkaline earth group of metals. It has an atomic symbol Ba, atomic number 56, and atomic weight 138. All of its acid-soluble salts are poisonous.
Preferred term Barium



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